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James William Smith

Posted 2021-10-10 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Oct. 10, 2021 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Born James William Smith, his mom called him Jimmy. We all knew him as

He loved to tell stories of his younger years of hitchhiking and biking
all over the U.S. JimBob had a love for horseshoes, Harleys and camping
with his family.

He was a charter member of the River Riders and spent 45 years of
riding, living and loving life with them. He definitely knew how to have
a good time. You could find him anywhere dancing to the blues.

He met his beloved wife Nancy in 1994 and they married in 1996. A week
before his passing they celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

He left us far too soon, but leaves behind a great legacy and many
memories. It has been said many times, "everyone has a JimBob story".

In addition to his beautiful bride Nancy, he leaves behind their son Zed
and daughters Jessica, Shannon, Erin and Patricia. He is survived by his
brothers Dennis and Clifford, sister Alanda, nine grandchildren and one

He was preceded in death by his parents William "Amos" and Marjorie
McGarvey Smith.

A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday October 13th, at the London
Bridge Resort Convention center, at 6:30 pm.

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