James Frank “Jimmy” Smith

James Frank “Jimmy” Smith

Birth
Leavenworth, Chelan County, Washington, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 56)
Leavenworth, Chelan County, Washington, USA
Burial Leavenworth, Chelan County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 100053327 · View Source
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Mr. Jimmy "Frank" Smith, of the History Channel's "AX MEN," died Thursday, November 1, 2012. He was a retired logger and lived in Washington State. In later years, Jimmy with his son James, formed S&S Aqua Logging in Florida.

Jimmy was born on May 03, 1956 to James H. and Leah (Wilson) Smith in Leavenworth. Jimmy spent his early life in Leavenworth and later North Bend where he attended school. He enlisted in the United States Army and after being discharged he returned to North Bend and married Sandra Jackson; Jimmy moved to Farmington, Washington and attended Big Bend Community College. He later moved back to North Bend and later to Cle Elum where he worked as a carpenter until starting S&S Aqua Logging with son James L. Smith. Jimmy was very proud of the fact that for the last five years they were featured on the History Channels TV series "Axe Men".

Mr. Jimmy loved to hunt and fish, he loved his dogs, his family, and "Axe Men" Logging. He was an avid outdoorsmen.

Mr. Smith is survived by his mother: Leah Smith (Ken Buzard) of Wenatchee; his sons: Chad Smith and James Smith; his brother: Rob Smit; 3 sisters: Sylvia Adams-Lance and and husband Brian; good friends who helped take care of him: Ken Morgan, Tim Skagen, Scott Burke and Larry Wade and many aunts, uncles nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Jimmy was preceded in death by his father: James H. Smith; 1 daughter:, Katherine Marie Smith and his grandparents: Dud and Viola Wilson and R.R. and Bessie Smith.

Memorial service of Commemoration to celebrate the life of James Frank "Jimmy" Smith wase held on Saturday November 17, 2012, at Mt. View Cemetery on Icicle Road in Leavenworth.


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  • Created by: D.C.
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100053327
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Frank “Jimmy” Smith (3 May 1956–1 Nov 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100053327, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Leavenworth, Chelan County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by D.C. (contributor 47413749) .