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James Ray (Butch) Smith, 74, Edmonton, KY (1946-2021)

James Ray "Butch" Smith of Edmonton passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021, at his home. He was 74 years old.

All services for Mr. Smith will be held privately. Burial will be in the Shirley-Dickson Cemetery.

Born June 10, 1946 he was the son of the late James and Thelma Martin Smith. He was a self-employed logger.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Norma Jean Bragg Smith of Edmonton. A daughter Melissa Conover of Jamestown, Kentucky. Grand daughter Olivia Rae York of Jamestown, two brothers in law and a sister in law. Ronnie and Donnie Bragg of Edmonton. Barbara Poole of Cave City.

Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please share your messages of condolence with the family at

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