James L. Smith, 75

James L. Smith, 75, of Dagsboro, formerly of Potomac, Md., died in Georgetown on Monday, July 10, 2006. He was a retired deputy administrator for the Packers and Stockyards Administration of the USDA with over 30 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Joan Sautter Smith; two daughters, Nancy Smith and Margaret Clifton and her husband, Don; and a granddaughter, Sarah Margaret Clifton.

A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for July 13, 2006, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Route 26, Bethany Beach. Interment will be at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Dagsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association of Delaware, 321 East 11th Street, Wilmington 19801.