James Anthony Smiley, 69, of Lubbock, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 10, 2022. Mr. Smiley was born on June 29, 1953, in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, to the late James Arthur Smiley and Hazel (Light) Smiley.
He attended and graduated from Arapahoe High School. He was an independent contractor by trade and loved fishing, hunting and Bronco’s football. He retired from his trade in 2015.
Those left to cherish and honor his memory include three sons, Trae Smiley and his girlfriend Summer of Wolfforth, James Smiley and Landon Smiley, both of Lubbock; one daughter, Audra McDougal and her husband Tyler of Lubbock; one brother, Chuck Smiley of Littleton, Colorado; two grandchildren, Tye McDougal and Miles McDougal. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Claudia Smiley.
Memorial services will be held by the family later. Cremation arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Combest Family Funeral Homes and Crematory.