James 'Jim' Allen Smith

James ‘Jim’ Allen Smith

Nov. 28, 1946-Dec. 31, 2021


James “Jim” Allen Smith, 75, of Crawfordsville passed away on Dec. 31, 2021, at the Lane House.

He was born Nov. 28, 1946, at Crawfordsville, to the late Arthur and Edna (Andrews) Smith.


In 1965, Jim graduated from Linden High School. He then graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor of science degree in business. He was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Indiana University as well as the New Richmond Masonic Lodge. Jim enjoyed gardening, canning, IU basketball and annoying the heck out of his children. He was an avid reader.

Jim is survived by his two sons, Justin (Donna) Smith and Travis (Beth) Smith of Crawfordsville; daughter Monica (Dan) Smith of Terre Haute; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; brother Mac (Connie) Smith of Midway, Kentucky; sister Jan (Steve) Moss of Twelve Mile, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville, on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, from 4 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 6 p.m.

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