We have been notified long-time and Honorary Club member Jim “Horse” Smith passed away peacefully Monday, January 3rd. Jim celebrated his 101st birthday last month, joined the Club in 1998 and was bestowed Honorary membership status with the Club in 2014. Jim served with Edson’s Raiders, the 1st Marine Raider Battalion in WWII in the Pacific theater of operations, and was a fixture at the Club.
A visitation for Jim will be held Friday, January 28, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Demaine Fairfax Funeral Home, 10565 Main St, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. A funeral mass will occur Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at St Leo the Great Catholic Church, 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, Virginia 22030.
Jim will be missed; condolences to family and friends.