Celebrating the life of

James A. Smith

Passed away on May 01, 2022

James A. Smith

James A. Smith, 85, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at his residence.  He was born in Savannah, son of Hoke and Beryl Bostwick Smith. 

Mr. Smith was a graduate of Commercial High School and a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean Conflict.  After the war, he joined Western Electric and retired from AT&T after many years of service..  Mr. Smith was an avid golfer, an assist pro at Savannah Country Club and was a Caddy for Gene Sauers.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Paulina E. Smith of Tybee Island; two sisters, Suzanne and Tinka of Theodore, AL; two nephews and one niece.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service.




Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers now and always. Jim is a great person and we so enjoyed every minute that we had the good fortune to share with him and Paulina.

- Drew and Regan Tanner, Douglas, GA

We’re so sorry for your loss and grateful for Jim’s friendship and camaraderie. We’re better people for having known him and so glad that Jim and Paulina were such an important part of the Wilson Cup event. We’ll never forget him. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers!

- Kent and Christy Paro, Tampa, FL

We are sending our deepest sympathies for the loss of such a wonderful, kind, and genuine person! Jim and Paulina were a wonderful part of the Wilson Cup family and Jim will be greatly missed by all!

- Frank and Amy deVenoge, Richmond, Virginia

Helen and I remember a kind and gentle man who always had nice things to say about everyone he met. I enjoyed many rounds of golf out at the old "Sav Inn" with Jim and will never forget his gentle way of life. He will be missed.

- Kim Iocovozzi, Savannah, GA

Paulina I am so sorry to hear about Jim. May God comfort you and you are in my prayers Please let me know if I can do anything Mae 912243-0070

- Mae Bartleson, Madison, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel