James Curtis Smithey III

James Curtis Smithey III, 82, died Wednesday (June 24, 2009) at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg,
Ind.
Born Nov. 21, 1926 in Beech Grove, Ind to James Curtis and Dorothy May (Bridgewater) Smithey. He was
married on Aug. 24, 1957 to Joanne M.(Eckel) Smithey, who survives.
A graduate of Bowling Green State University, he retired as a teacher, coach and principal for Woodmore
High School in Elmore.
Mr. Smithey was inducted into the Ohio High School Coaches Hall of Fame and the Woodmore High School
Stadium was named after him.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion Post No. 234 in Scottsburg.

Also surviving are two sons, Paul of Scottsburg and James IV of Bloomdale; three daughters, Bobbi Jo
Dulaney of Clarksville, Ind.; Cathy Jane Rahe of Pemberville, and Betty Lee Pinter of Akron; 11
grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. on at the Collins Funeral Home, Scottsburg, with burial in
Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the Scott County Relay for Life c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave.,
Scottsburg, Ind. 47170.James Curtis Smithey III, 82, died Wednesday (June 24, 2009) at Scott Memorial
Hospital in Scottsburg, Ind.
Born Nov. 21, 1926 in Beech Grove, Ind to James Curtis and Dorothy May (Bridgewater) Smithey. He was
married on Aug. 24, 1957 to Joanne M.(Eckel) Smithey, who survives.
A graduate of Bowling Green State University, he retired as a teacher, coach and principal for Woodmore
High School in Elmore.
Mr. Smithey was inducted into the Ohio High School Coaches Hall of Fame and the Woodmore High School
Stadium was named after him.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion Post No. 234 in Scottsburg.

Also surviving are two sons, Paul of Scottsburg and James IV of Bloomdale; three daughters, Bobbi Jo
Dulaney of Clarksville, Ind.; Cathy Jane Rahe of Pemberville, and Betty Lee Pinter of Akron; 11
grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. on at the Collins Funeral Home, Scottsburg, with burial in
Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the Scott County Relay for Life c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave.,
Scottsburg, Ind. 47170.