James M. Smith
James M. Smith

January 13, 1940 - July 26, 2017
Born in Westernport, MD
Resided in Parkville, MD


James Milton Smith (1/13/40-7/26/17) Jim was born in Westernport, Maryland to Oliver and Anna Campbell Smith. He graduated Bruce High School with the class of 1958. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State Teacher’s College and his Master’s degree in education from Towson State University. Jim lived in Annapolis, Maryland all of his adult life and taught 45 years at Severna Park High School. He was an active member of Heritage Baptist Church.
Jim is survived by wife of 51 years, Barbara Oaksmith Smith, and his children Elizabeth (Paul) Hogsten and David (Inge) Smith. He has 10 grandchildren: Elizabeth, Steven, Grace, Jack, Anna and Will Hogsten; and Gregory, Christopher, Emily and Alex Smith. He is also survived by his siblings, Ollie Smith, Norma Ayers and Tom Smith.
Friends and family are welcome to visit at Hardesty Funeral Home, 12 Ridgely Avenue, Annapolis, on Friday, July 28th from 3 to 6 pm. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 29th at 11 am at Heritage Baptist Church, with visitation also available at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Heritage Baptist Church, 1740 Forest Drive, Annapolis, 21401 or the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (kidneymd.org).



Hardesty Funeral Home-Annapolis
12 Ridgely Avenue
Annapolis, MD US 21401
Friday, July 28, 2017
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Heritage Baptist Church
1740 Forest Drive
Annapolis, MD USA 21401
Saturday, July 29, 2017
11:00 AM