Jimmie Smith Jr.
Jimmie “Jimbo” D. Smith, 47, of North Liberty, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his home.
Graveside services were held Nov. 14 at Oakhill Cemetery in Coralville. Memorials in Jimmie’s name can be made to the Jimmie Smith Memorial Fund.
Jimmie Dean Smith Jr. was born July 25, 1966, in Iowa City, son of Jimmie E. and Alta M. (Blaha) Smith. He grew up in the Coralville/Iowa City and worked for several years at the Coralville Hy-Vee and more recently at Haight’s Hawkeye Meat Market.
His family includes his daughters, Tabitha and Allisha Smith and their mother, and Jimmie’s former wife, Valarie Tang and step-daughters, Amber and Samantha Lee; mother, Alta Smith of North Liberty; sisters, Pam Lange, Luanne (David) Jones, and Tami (Mike) Seering of North Liberty, and Annette Yeggy (Tony) of Elkader, as well as numerous extended family members.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his father.