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James Robert Smith

May 5, 1972 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 46)

Sumter .... Dr. James R. (Jim) Smith was born in Brooklyn, New York May 5, 1972. He was well-loved by his wife Holly and his sons James, 7 and Landon, 5. He is predeceased by his father James and his brother Scott. His mother Bella and his sister Melissa mourn his passing. He will be missed by his nephews Dylan and Garan, aunts, cousins and many friends. He enjoyed the love and support of his in-laws, Helen and Mark, Lester and Liz, Sandi and Jason and Jon and Brandie and all of their children. 

Jim graduated from The U of A College of Medicine in 2002 as a Pediatrician. He devoted his entire career to caring for children in underserved areas. He was a clinician, educator, administrator and advocate. 

He was loved by many. Please bring memories to share in writing for his children. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the children’s college funds. Donations may be mailed to: Holly Smith, P.O. Box 1147, Sumter, SC 29151.

A memorial service will be held at Bullock Funeral Home, 1190 Wilson Hall Road in Sumter, SC on Saturday, April 27th at 11:00 a.m.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3rd in Tucson, Arizona. Please email for details.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.

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