James K. Smith, 88, of Jacksonville Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on August 24th, 2018. James was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy D. Smith, and son, Johnny K. Smith. Survivors include one sister, Grace (Rod) Meyer, and three daughters: Linda (George) Dean, Susan (Steve) Fina, and Patricia (Rick) Miller. James had seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018, at 2:00 pm, at the American Legion Post 129. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Northeast Florida Community Hospice and Palliative Care.