James Howard Smithhart Obituary

APRIL 12, 1959 – MARCH 26, 2024

James Howard Smithhart, 64, passed away on March 26, 2024 in Nacogdoches. He was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on April 12, 1959 to parents James G. Smithhart, Jr. and Ada Lee Goodman Smithhart.

James retired from CalTex and attended Melrose Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, James G. Smithhart, Jr.; grandparents, James G. Smithhart and Mattie Smithhart, Archie Goodman and Sally Goodman; father-in-law, Walter Crawford; mother-in-law, Hazel Crawford; numerous aunts and uncles.

Survived by wife, Marilyn Marshall Smithhart of Nacogdoches; mother, Ada Lee Smithhart of Nacogdoches; sister, Wanda Puckett and husband Donnie of Lufkin; brother, Randy Smithhart and wife Kelly of Chireno; sister, Kim McClelland of Nacogdoches; daughter, Sherri Smithhart of Nacogdoches; son, James Lee Smithhart of Nacogdoches; step-daughter, Natasha Puente and husband Michael of Silsbee; step-son, TJ Ross and wife Latasha of Jasper; step-son, Dustin Ross and wife Ashley of Jasper; 14 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews, aunts/uncles and cousins.

A visitation will be held Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, 5400 North St, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965. Following the visitation will be a graveside service at 11:30 AM at Lower Melrose Cemetery, Melrose, Texas.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors.