Neill Funeral Home

3401 Market Street, Camp Hill, PA


James F. Smith

October 23, 1945July 22, 2019

James “Jim” F. Smith, 73, of Harrisburg, passed away July 22, 2019 in Garden of West Shore, Camp Hill. He was born October 23, 1945 son of the late J. James and Catherine (Spindler) Smith. Prior to retirement, he was employed with the Board of Retirement for the Commonwealth of PA. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother William Smith. He is survived by his partner of 39 years, Chester “Chuck” Behney, of Harrisburg, aunt, Florence Spindler of Collegeville and cousin Cindy and her husband, David Rader, of Landsdale. Viewing will be 6-8 PM Friday July 26, 2019 at Neill Funeral Home, 3401 Market St. Camp Hill. Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:30 Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 3435 E. Trindle Rd. Camp Hill. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Lebanon, Pa., In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to, City of Harrisburg Bureau of Fire, 123 Walnut St. Suite 220, Harrisburg PA 17101.


  • Chester Behney, Partner
  • Florence Spindler, Aunt
  • Cindy Radar, Cousin


  • Viewing Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, July 27, 2019


James F. Smith

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Fran Leonhard

July 23, 2019

My condolences to Chuck, family & friends. Jim and I worked together at SERS. May you rest in peace my friend.