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James Rousseau Smith

Obituary for James Rousseau Smith

December 8, 1960 - February 23, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 57

... enjoyed having fun and joking with his family and many friends...


James Rousseau Smith born in San Antonio, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the age of 57. He was born December 8, 1960 to the late John Leonard and Mary Margaret Heib Smith. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. James was faithful and he loved the Lord.

He served his country proudly in the United States Navy. After the military, James became a Land Surveyor. He was a hard-working man and enjoyed his job. With great pride, James, Jr. continued the legacy and followed in his father's footsteps by also becoming a Land Surveyor. James was very proud of his children's accomplishments, which included his esteem pride for his daughter Ashlee Elizabeth Smith who is attending college in Washington DC.

James enjoyed having fun and joking with his family and many friends. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor. He loved spending time with his third favorite girl, Sassy ~ his Beagle.

James was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Patricia Lynn Smith and brother, Thomas Michael Smith.

His love and legacy will be forever remembered and deeply missed by his loving wife of 28 years, Shonna Smith; his children, James Rousseau Smith, Jr. and Ashlee Elizabeth Smith; one sister, Kathleen Rochester and her husband, Lonzo Rochester; two brothers Jon Heib Smith; Mark Gagnon Smith, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 3rd beginning at 5:00 pm at Porter Loring on McCullough Ave. with a service to begin at 6:00 PM in the chapel.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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