James Lee “Jamie” Smith, 48, of Macclenny died Thursday, April 12, at St. Vincents Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born in Lakeland and lived in Auburndale, FL before moving to Macclenny in 1970. He was a salesman with Badcock Home Furnishing Center for many years until 2001.
He then worked with Hagan Ace Hardware and was a rental property manager until his death. He was a member of the Macclenny Church of Christ, a devoted stay-at-home father and enjoyed guitar and other music. He was preceded in death by his father James C. “Smitty” Smith and mother-in-law Dotsy McPherson.