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136 Main St.
Paintsville, KY 41240
Phone: (606) 789-4212
Fax: (606) 789-1063
James Smith

James Albert "CatTail" Smith

Sunday, June 17, 1945 - Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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James Albert "CatTail" Smith, age 75, of Paintsville died Tuesday November 17, 2020 at his residence. He was born June 17, 1945 in Offutt to the late George and Lizzie Blanton Smith. On August 20, 1967 in Meally he married Linda Ward Smith who survives his death. Additional survivors include: two sons: Chris (Staci Ann) Smith, Shawn Smith; two brothers: Charles Ray Smith, Larry Douglas Smith; four sisters: Carolyn Ward, Barbara Chase, George Ann Fitch, Vickie Case; five grandchildren: Kelly Smith, Zach Smith, Trey Clay, William Weddington, Elizabeth Curtis. James proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M., on Friday from 1 P.M. until 8 P.M., and on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1 P.M. Saturday in the chapel of the Preston Funeral Home with Larry Smith and Chris Rowland officiating. Interment to follow in the Highland Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville, KY.

In accordance with the requirements set forth by the Governor of Kentucky the funeral for Mr. Smith will be private for family only. By order of the Governor only 25 will be allowed to attend.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Preston Funeral Home
    Address
    136 Main St.
    PAINTSVILLE, KY 41240
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, November 20, 2020 | 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 20, 2020 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Preston Funeral Home
    Address
    136 Main St.
    PAINTSVILLE, KY 41240
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  • Third Visitation

    Saturday, November 21, 2020 | 9:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Preston Funeral Home
    Address
    136 Main St.
    PAINTSVILLE, KY 41240
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  • Service

    Saturday, November 21, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 21, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Preston Funeral Home
    Address
    136 Main St.
    PAINTSVILLE, KY 41240
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    Officiant
    Chris Rowland
    Co-Celebrant
    Larry Smith
  • Interment

    Location
    Highland Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    STAFFORDSVILLE, KY

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James Ward (England)

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I wish I could be there with the family at this sad time - love James x
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Donald McFaddin

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Haven't seen "Cat Tail" in years, but I remember him well. When I was just a kid, he and our neighbor Tommy ( Tucker) Howard played football at P.H.S. Prayers and peace wishes for the family. Don McFaddin Nippa, Ky.
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