James Chester Smith, 85, of 2480 Jackson Run Road, Warren, PA died Monday, January 21, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Clarion, PA on December 21, 1927, a son of the late Mary (Hogan) and Chester Eugene Smith. James served in the U.S. Army and was employed with Pepperidge Farm Distribution as a sales representative.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joanna (Schrecengost) Smith; and his son, C. Eugene Smith. He is survived by a daughterinlaw, Jackie Smith; 2 grandsons, Charlie Smith and Corey Smith; a greatgranddaughter, Courtney Smith; and a sister Ruth Jane Laughley.

No services will be held. The Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc., 117 Main St., Sugar Grove, PA has been entrusted with all arrangements. Econdolences may be sent to www.mckinneyfuneral.com.