Van Allen Smailes “J R”, 58, took his last Harley ride on December 7, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Darlene and children: Tim, Kim, Samantha, Tabitha, Thor and his many part-time kids. Also surviving is Van’s brothers: Doug and Kevin, both of West Virginia. Van was predeceased by his mother Betty Lou Smailes of West Virginia.
Van loved his family, friends, Harleys and probably his comics the most.
Van’s family would like to thank his Code Electric family for their generosity and support through this difficult time.
Memorial service will be held at 2:00 on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, NC, 27545.
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Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.