James Smith, a long-time superintendent of the St. Elmo School District, died Monday afternoon at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Mr. Smith, who was honored in 2009 as St. Elmo's Citizen of the Year, was St. Elmo's superintendent from 1965 until his retirement in 1985. He was a member and past president of the St. Elmo Lions Club and was involved in many community organizations and projects in St. Elmo over the past 45 years.
His obituary is in our Obituaries section on this Web site.
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