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James Travis Smith, age 65

James Travis Smith, 65, of Clinton, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 23, 2022. He was born in Monticello, Arkansas on October 9, 1957 to Carroll Smith and Peggye Sanders.

Travis is preceded in death by his parents James Gober and Peggye Smith-Gober and sister Dana Smith Rao.

Travis drove a truck for 45 years. He enjoyed working on cars and CB’s and hanging out with his buddies at Beno’s in East Hazel Crest, Illinois. He was a good family man and provider. He was kind to everyone and everyone that knew him loved him dearly. He enjoyed taking his family to Ozment Bluff on the Saline River to spend time with the Gober family. He always enjoyed laughing and cutting up with his friends and family. Travis was a member of Teamsters 731.

Travis leaves behind his wife Sarah Smith; children Stephanie Lynn, Mary Elizabeth, Bailey Lynn and Coy Smith; grandchildren Kylie Ann Suchowski, Richard James DeMondo, and Anthony Joseph DeMondo; siblings Tommie Dell Smith, Rhonda Smith, and Jamie Gober; and many more friends and family too numerous to name.

Visitation will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 2:00pm with Funeral Service to follow at 3:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service; 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.

To view a tribute slideshow of Travis, please follow the link provided below.


  • Dinah Graham Posted October 26, 2022 4:50 PM

    Gene and I are so very very sorry for your loss. Our hearts cry out to you. We love you. Love Gene and Dinah

  • Randy and Joyce Palmer Posted October 26, 2022 6:34 PM

    Sarah and children we are so very sorry for your loss. If we can help in any way please let us know. May God care for you all. We love you

  • Shanna Pearce Posted October 26, 2022 7:07 PM

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. There are no words at times like these. Just know you are being held up in prayer.

  • gober Curt Wayne Posted October 26, 2022 7:29 PM

    This man lives his life, his family and friends. Proud to have known him and be his First Cousin.

  • Amy Brock Posted October 27, 2022 12:16 AM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Praying for the whole family.

  • Ellie Lankford Posted October 27, 2022 8:17 AM

    Sending love to his family. The world has lost a wonderful individual and he will be missed.

  • Cecil Isom Posted October 27, 2022 10:48 AM

    He will be missed by many!

  • Faith Bell and family Posted October 27, 2022 4:22 PM

    So sorry for your loss. I send you love and compassion. Sarah, Mary, Bailey and Coy many happy memories of your husband and father.

  • Jessica Pruitt Reynolds Posted October 29, 2022 9:55 AM

    Praying for strength and Love for you all…

  • Sharon Kernes Posted October 29, 2022 3:36 PM

    I’m so sorry Sarah to hear about Travis. I’m always here for you baby and Mary, Bailey, and Coy . All ya’ll have to do is call… An I’ll be there no matter what. I love you all of you. Your in my prayers and thoughts. 🙏 Love/ Momma &Memaw

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