James Calvin Smart
Born in Gallatin, TN on July 21, 1940
Departed on February 28, 2019 and resided in Gallatin, TN
- Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center
- Friday March 1, 2019 4:00pm to 8:00pm
- Saturday March 2, 2019 10:00am to 11:00am
- Funeral: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center
- Saturday March 2, 2019 11:00am
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James Calvin Smart, age 78 of Gallatin, passed away February 27, 2019. Mr. Smart was born in Gallatin, TN, son of the late Horace Leonard and Ester Hawkins Smart. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sister, Jacque Powers. He is survived by wife of 58 years, Betty Smart; sons, Tony Smart (Teresa) and John Smart (Erin) all of Gallatin; brother, Bill Smart of Portland; sister, Christy Sullivan of Portland; grandchildren, Drew Smart, Paul Knights, Justin Wilson (Amber), Chris Wilson (Hannah), Michael Hodges; great grandson, Thomas Wilson.
Mr. Smart was an electrician and retired from Dupont. He was a member of the General Baptist Church and King Solomon Lodge #6 in Gallatin.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 2nd from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Larry Treadway officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery in Portland, TN with Homer Carter, David Shrum, Jim Parson, Drew Smart, Chris Wilson, Justin Wilson and B. W. Draper serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Walter Boone, Bob Maples, Breakfast Crew, Ted Gentry and Paul Knights. Visitation will be Friday, March 1st from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with Masonic Service at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center, located at 584 Nashville Pike, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com. (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555