Alvin Jackson “Jack” Smith Jr., 57, of Lawtey died on November 6, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Tallahassee on July 17, 1955 to the late Alvin Jackson Smith Sr. and Edith Catherine Hansford Smith. Jack had been a resident of Lawtey for the past 17 years. He attended Terry Parker High School and was a project manager. He was an avid Gator and Dallas Cowboy fan who also enjoyed hunting, fishing, working with wood, building toys, telling stories and being a magician.Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife of 17 years, Christine Waters Smith and his brother Clarence Smith.
Mr. Smith is survived by his loving children DeLinda (Daniel) Kuepper of Jacksonville, Maryann (Dwayne) Smith and Kellie (Shawn) Smith of Bostwick, FL, Alvin “A.J.” (Allison) Smith of Palatka, and Jackson “J.D.” Smith of Lawtey; brothers Carl (Wanda) Smith and David (Tammy) Smith; sisters Kathy (John) Vaughn, Beth (Thomas) Schwarz, Becky (Lisa Walsh) Smith, Robin Smith, Crystal Messer, and Lori Bryant; father-in-law James Dewey “J.D.” Waters; seven grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held Friday, November 9 at 2 pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel in Macclenny. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for two hours preceding the service.