On July 4, 1981 he was united in marriage to Mary Lou Chandler. John was a retail sales manager for a food broker in Texas before retiring to Arkansas. He was a 32nd degree Mason (Grand Lodge Harlandale #1213) of San Antonio, Texas, a Moslah Shriner of Fort Worth, Texas, and a member of Berryville United Methodist Church.
After moving to Carroll County he was employed for nine years as a trolley driver in Eureka Springs.
John was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He made friends wherever he went and was a "Scottie dad and Dragon dad" at Eureka Springs Elementary and Junior High.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Fuller, of the home; daughters Mary James of Lincoln, Neb. and Cindy Winegardner of Eureka Springs; granddaughter Sky Winegardner; six grandsons and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Sarah Lynn Fuller and twin sister Sarah Lane "Fuller" Flunory.
A Celebration of Life service was held on Feb. 3 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Berryville with Rev. Shaun Wesley officiating. Interment followed at Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers included grandsons Joseph, Jesse, Christopher, John and Anthony Crocker and Cody Grubbe.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to smithfamilyfuneralhome.net.