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John E. Smith Jr.

John Ed (Honest John) Smith Jr., Palmyra, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home.
Born Oct. 28, 1943, he was the son of the late John Ed and Elsie Nokes Smith.
He attended the University of Louisville, was a used car salesman, was a member of Phi Kappa Tau and St. Michael Catholic Church and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant daughters.
Survivors include his wife, the former Linda Wingler.
Visitation: Monday, March 25, from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, March 27, after 9 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Bradford.
Funeral Mass: Wednesday, March 27, at 11 a.m. at the church with burial in the church cemetery.
Memorial service: At a later date in his hometown of Burkesville, Ky.
Arrangements: Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.