James Calvin Smyre, Jr., was born into the world on September 1, 1988, at Iredell Memorial Hospital, Statesville, North Carolina, and left his earthly life for his heavenly home, April 11, 2023. He was the son of Lora Robinson( Bishop Ronald Robinson, Sr.) and the late James Calvin Smyre, Sr.
“JC” as he was affectionately called attended Statesville High School; he loved running track and being with his family and friends. “JC” joined Bibleway Church #6 at a very early age.
James was preceded in death by his dad, James Calvin Smyre, Sr., his brothers Darius Q. Smyre and Courtney Cowan, and his grandmother, Mary Lois Imes.
He leaves to cherish his memories to his loving mother and father, Lora Robinson and Bishop Ronald Robinson, Sr.; his daughters, Zakia Dobbins, Kelsey Blankenship, Nevaeh Cook and Lakyn Bailey; sons. Cory Dobbins and Jay'Veon Smyre; his brothers, Michael Robinson and Ronald Robinson, Jr.; sisters, Tameea Bruner, Lavette Robinson (Chris), Ronnette Burkes (Joseph), Ethel Lewis (Clarence) and Telka Robinson; his grandmother, Betty Garner and grandfather, Leroy Ellis.
“JC” also leaves his loving aunts and uncles, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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