Obituary of James Walling Smock III
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James "Jim" Walling Smock III, 71 of Highlands NJ passed away, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, with his family surrounding him.
Jim is predeceased by his father, James W. Smock, Jr, mother Jane N. Matus and son David James Smock. Surviving are his devoted wife of 38 years Kathi, daughter Christina Gebhardt, (Ronald), and sons Matthew Smock, Gary and Brian Dillonaire. Cherished grandfather to Gavin, Patrick and Aiden Gebhardt and Sinclair Smock. Beloved brother of Jana Pape, (Stanley) and Steven Collins (Nancy).
Jim served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1971 aboard the USS Forrestal. He was a proud member of American Legion Post #143 and VFW Post #6902.
A memorial service and celebration of Jim's life will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the American Legion Post #143, 85 Bay Avenue, Highlands, NJ 07732 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Legion Post #143 in memory of James Walling Smock, III.
Services under the direction Posten-McGinley Funeral Home, 59 E. Lincoln Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716. For additional information please visit www.posten-mcginleyfuneralhome.com
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