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James Braxton Brock Smith III
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James Braxton "Brock" Smith III, 75, of Dawsonville, died June 16, 2015.

He was born on Dec. 18, 1939.

Brock was born in Bradenton, Fla., and graduated from Manatee County High School in 1957.

He was an active member of the Manatee County Boys Club and an avid outdoorsman.

He received a degree from Florida Southern College and retired from Woolworth & Company.

Brock continued to enjoy fishing and hunting locally until last year.

Survivors include his wife, Gail; son, Michael and Kerry Smith; daughter, Stacey and Stephen Vincent; granddaughter, Ragan Smith; five grandsons, Jackson Smith, Hudson Smith, Thomas Vincent, Jacob Vincent and Oliver Vincent; sister, Lucretia and Billy Brooks of South Carolina; various other relatives also survive.

The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 24 in the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Ferguson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions were requested made to the American Cancer Society.

Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming is in charge of the arrangements.