James C. Smith, 84, of Martinsburg, former County Superintendent of Berkeley Co. Schools and past County Commissioner, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 following a short heart illness. Jim was born on February 17, 1933, in Cedarville, to parents Myrtle and Clavel Smith.

He graduated from Normantown High School in 1952 (Gilmer Co.); Glenville State College in 1956 (Glenville, WV) with a degree in Elementary Education, English and Social Studies; and with a Masters of Arts & Education Administration 1961 from Marshall University (Huntington, WV).

Viewing and visitation was on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM as well as one hour before the service on Saturday. The service was held at South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Home in Inwood on Saturday morning, December 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Rufus Burton officiated. Interment was in Rosedale Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kenny Campbell, Joshua Campbell, Jimmy Smith, Ricky Smith, Jordi Smith and Rodney Jenkins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the L. Norman Dillon Farm Museum, PO Box 2731, Martinsburg, WV 25402 or to the Memorial Fund of First Presbyterian Church, 220 S. Queen St. Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Online condolences may be offered at www.Brown

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