James Curtis Smith, 29, of Newport, Tenn., formerly of Carcassonne, died January 25 at North Knoxville Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn.
He was a son of Christopher K. and Nella Renee Halcomb Smith.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his fiancée, Liberty Rucker; three children, Raymond Charles Rucker-Smith, Danni Renee Rucker-Smith, and Melody Rucker, all of home; two brothers, Bart Dewayne Smith and Christopher Andrew Smith, both of Carcassonne; and a sister; Rachel Lynn Smith of Carcassonne.
Funeral services were held January 29 at the Little Bull Creek Church. Burial was in the family cemetery at Carcassonne.