Jimmy Ray Smith, 69, of Harrison, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 17, 2020, at his home.
He was preceded in death by his father, James T. Smith, and a brother, James Gilbert Smith.
Jimmy loved people and was known by his kind and gentle heart. He loved the outdoors, camping and fishing. He was a diehard Alabama fan and he coached girls’ softball for 10 years with Hixson Youth Athletic Association.
Jimmy was a member of Delashmitt Road Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Vicki Smith; daughter, Jennifer (Chris) Giesy; mother, Freda Smith; grandchildren, Madelynn Hicks, and Savannah Hicks; sister, Teresa (Phil) Phillips and many other loved family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a..m. on Wednesday, July 22 at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.