John Paul Smith III
John Paul Smith III 62 of New Castle passed suddenly on April 13, 2016. Born in Mebane, NC to John Paul Smith Jr & Vivian (Benson) Smith. He grew up in New Market, VA He attended stonewall Jackson HS in Mount Jackson, VA receiving his GED in the Military USAF 1971 – 1975. Married on May 25, 2015 in New Castle, CO to Catherine Roberts. John enjoyed exploring new places off the beaten path, the more remote the better. He enjoyed people watching, and spending time with family and friends. As well as Gold prospecting, even being a member of the Gold Prospectors Association of America. John is survived by his Wife Catherine Roberts Smith of New Castle, CO. Daughter Emily Fudger of Fonda, NY. Son Scott (Erika) Cannell of New Castle CO. Daughter Jennifer Cannell (Rich)Rogers of Warrensburg, NY. Seven Grandchildren, Damian Dufel, Tucker Cannell, Cooper Cannell, Coral Helmer, Zara Helmer all of New Castle, Abigail Rogers & Kaitlyn Rogers both from Warrensburg NY. Three sisters Jan & (Allen) Spivey of Palmyra, VA. Jaynelle Smith (Ronald) Golladay of Mount Jackson, VA. Jerilyn Smith Crocker of Rocky Mount, NC. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, He is preceded in death by His parents. Memorial Service Saturday, April 23 at 2pm, at New Hope Community Church, New Castle, Colorado. Service in New York at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to http://www.NorthernColoradoCrematory.com
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