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"J. D." John David NeSmith

September 20, 1930 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 90)


J.D. NeSmith, 90 years old, passed away on January 7, 2021. He was a resident of Southern Manor in Statesboro. He had been under Ogeechee Area Hospice care at Southern Manor for several months.

Mr. NeSmith served in the Air Force from 1948-1952. He was a Carpenter for most of his adult life. He worked on many homes in Statesboro. He loved to catch fish and eat fish. He loved to play Aggravation and card games. He could tell jokes for hours. He was a "regular" that gathered down at Snookies. He loved Mr. Snookie and Miss Nancy. He also loved to eat at Vandy's on Vine St.

He is survived by 5 children: Linda (Lin) Henderson, D. Wayne NeSmith, Deborah Mobley (Mark), David NeSmith (Michelle) and Douglas NeSmith (Cathy). He is survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sibling, Inman NeSmith.

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