1-8 Obit-Smith1Jarville “J.D.” Smith, age 71, of Allensville, KY, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at his home. A Memorial Service was held Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2pm at the New Life General Baptist Church with Brother Joe Vaught officiating.

He was born March 28, 1944 in Robertson County to the late Woodrow W. and Virginia Brown Smith. He worked as a truck driver for Sneed & Tate and had lived out west for 36 years. He was a kind and generous man who was always happy and fun to be around. He was a loving Father and Grandfather, he had a great sense of humor and always had a great story to tell. He will be missed greatly and never forgotten.

In addition to his parents Mr. Smith is preceded in death by his brothers, Clayton Smith, Wendall Smith and Eugene Smith and his daughter, Glenda Smith Robertson.

J.D. is survived by his son and daughters; J.D. (Nikki) Smith, Jr. of Fulton, KY, Barbara Smith Wills of Allensville, KY, and their Mother Marjorie Smith. Tracy Dalton Smith (Randon) Garcia of Ely, NV, Tara Smith Holland of Fresno, CA, Stephanie Smith (Chris) Kaamasee of Ely, NV and their Mother Karla Dunn. Desara Glynn Cato of Livingston and her Mother Carolyn Cato; brothers, Clifford (Frances) Smith of Greenbrier, Landon (Beverly) Smith of Springfield and Gary Smith of Springfield; sister, Maurine Smith of CA; 21 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, all of whom will miss him very much.