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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
James Smoak

James David Smoak

Wednesday, October 6th, 1937 - Sunday, August 25th, 2019
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Obituary

James David Smoak, 81, of Alma, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in a local hospital. He was retired from the U. S. Navy serving during the Vietnam War, a member of the Masonic Lodge and former employee of Inland Container. He was born October 6, 1937 in Smoaks, SC to the late James and Lucile Smoak. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Suzanne Willis. He loved to hunt, fish and camp and will be dearly missed.
Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at U. S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR with military honors under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Marylan Smoak of the home; daughters, Pamela Dean of Fayetteville and Toni Robbins and husband Eric of Ft. Smith; sons, Frank Wayne Smoak and wife Anna of Fayetteville and David James Smoak of Alma; step sister, Dian Wilson of George Town, SC; step brother, Robert Hartley and wife Teresa of George Town, SC; four grandchildren, Ashley Dolan, Crystal Dean, Mindy Overton and Mara Willis and 3 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Frank Wayne Smoak, David James Smoak, Eric Robbins and Chris Dolan.
The family will visit with friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening, August 29, 2019 at Ocker Funeral Home of Alma, 917 Hwy. 64 East, Alma, AR.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Funeral Home of Alma
    Address
    917 Hwy. 64 East
    ALMA, AR 72921
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    The family will visit with friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening, August 29, 2019 at the funeral home, 917 Hwy. 64 East, Alma, Arkansas 72921.
  • Service

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 30th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Graveside-U.s. National Cemetery
    Address
    5th and Garland Avenue
    FORT SMITH, AR 72901
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    Officiant
    Sandra DeFatta
  • Interment

    Location
    U.S. National Cemetery
    Address
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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