Obit: Bobby Smith

Obit: Bobby Smith

December 14th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Bobby "Bob" Roosevelt Smith Sr., 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.He was born to the late William A. and Dollie Smith in Gaffney, N.C. on March 22, 1933. Bob was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church for 35 years, a truck driver for 52 years working at Burlington Industries for 35 years. His CB handle was "Kingfish".He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.Survivors include his wife, Jenny Smith, of Chattanooga; sons, Bobby R. "Bob" (Sue) Smith Jr. and Jeff Smith, all of Chattanooga; daughters, Phyllis (Steve) Young, Flintstone; Tammie Powers, Chattanooga; sister, Ruth Wright; brother, Junior Smith, both of South Carolina; son-in-law, Denny Powers, Ringgold; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Paul O'Neal and Rev. J. Edmon Stallings officiating. Entombment will follow in Calvary Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends all day today and prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.Online guestbook available at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.


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