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1942 Jack 2023

Jack Smith

March 13, 1942 — May 16, 2023


Jack Allan Smith, a beloved family member, retired Navy Veteran, and successful business owner, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2023. Born on March 13, 1942, in Birmingham, AL. Jack Allan Smith led a remarkable life filled with courage, dedication, and an unwavering commitment to his country and community.


After proudly serving in the United States Navy for four years, Jack Allan Smith honorably retired, having made invaluable contributions to the defense of our nation. His time in the Navy instilled in him the values of discipline, integrity, and leadership that would guide him throughout his life.


Following his military service, Jack Allan Smith embarked on a new chapter as an entrepreneur and established a Military Store in Alabama and Colorado. As a business owner, he exemplified resilience, vision, and a strong work ethic. Through his dedication, Jack Allan Smith built a thriving enterprise, earning the respect and admiration of colleagues and customers alike.


Beyond his professional achievements, Jack Allan Smith was a devoted family man, cherishing the time spent with his loved ones. He leaves behind cherished memories and a lasting legacy of love, guidance, and support.


In his leisure time, Jack Allan Smith enjoyed selling and buying on eBay and loved College Football. He had an adventurous spirit, always seeking new experiences and embracing life to the fullest.


Jack Allan Smith will be deeply missed by his loving family, including his wife Carmen Smith, Five children: Laurie, Sherri, Carmen, Bethzy, and Kinue. 7 Grandchildrens: Lauren, Linnea, Angelica, Genesis, Angel, Tatyana and Giana, 5 Great Grandchildren: Riley, Mia, Camila, Aria and Kaleb. He also leaves behind a wide circle of relatives, friends, and colleagues who were fortunate enough to know him.


The impact of Jack Allan Smith's life, both as a retired Navy veteran and as a business owner, will forever be remembered. His indomitable spirit, kindness, and unwavering commitment to his country and community serve as an inspiration to all.


A graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Jack Allan Smith will be held on Friday, May 19th, 2023, at Jefferson Memorial Funeral  Gardens at 10 :00 am. As we bid farewell to our beloved Jack Allan Smith, let us carry his memory in our hearts, forever grateful for the legacy he has left behind. May he rest in eternal peace.




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Graveside Service

Friday, May 19, 2023

10:00 - 10:30 am

Jefferson Memorial Gardens East

1591 Gadsden Hwy, AL 35235

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