Death notice: James Smith

April 25, 2012

James Arthur Smith died April 12, 2012. He was born Dec. 26, 1921, in Hood River County, Ore., to Alvy and Laura Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara, and his son, Larry Smith, of Rohnert Park, Calif.

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