James “Jim” “Smitty” Smith

    James “Jim” “Smitty” Allan Smith of Steelville, Missouri was born on Friday, June 5, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri to Harold “Smitty” Junior Jr. and Jacquelene “Tootie” (nee Livesay) Smith and  passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the age of 56 years, 9 months and 29 days.

    Smitty grew up in Steelville, Missouri and graduated from Steelville High School with the Class of 1982.  He immediately went into the construction industry where he worked over 35 years in the union and was a member of the Carpenter’s Regional Council Local #2298.  He had most recently worked for CIC in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Smitty loved all things outdoors and nature, whether it was hunting, fishing or working in the garden.  He enjoyed going to auctions, to make things and listen to 80’s music.  He loved NASCAR and attending the races.  
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold “Smitty” and Jacquelene “Tootie” Smith; grandparents, Ralph and Florentine Livesay and Harold Sr. and Clara Smith.
    He is survived by his brothers, Gary Smith and Larry Smith, both of Steelville, Missouri; sister, Cindy (Randy) Lewis of Steelville, Missouri; nephew, Thomas (Cara) Lewis of St. James, Missouri; niece, Randi Jean Lewis of Steelville, Missouri; great niece and nephew, Olivia and Jesse Lewis; special cousin, Rick (Terri) Livesay of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Memorial service was held at 7 p.m. April 12, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating.
    Memorial service was live-streamed on the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, MO’s Facebook Page.
    The family chose cremation as his final disposition.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.