Robert Smith, 86

Published 5:27 pm Saturday, October 8, 2016

Robert Smith


Robert Lee Smith, 86, of Danville was born Oct. 21, 1929, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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He passed away and entered into Heaven on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, joining his father, Paul Doyle Smith; mother, Anna Marie Smith; brothers, Johnny Edmon Smith and Buddy Smith; sister, Pauline Smith; son, Edward Smith; daughter, Kristina Marie Smith and grandchild, Poochy Smith.

He lived most of his life in Texas and Oklahoma. He was a rancher, worked on drilling rigs in the oil fields and drove big rig trucks. He is survived by seven children: Johnny Lee Smith, Sr., Donna Marie Durkee, Pamela Ann Hellard, Robin Jean Hellard, Santonia Roberta Pauline Smith, Bobby “Buddy” Ray Smith and Paul Doyle Mullis; grandchildren: Kristina, Scott, Pam, Johnny Lee, Brandon, Laura, William C., Regina, Michael,, Johnny H., Jeremy M., Paul Jr, and Cheryl; and great grandchildren.

Your family will miss you and we love you. May the wind be at your back, rest in peace and God Speed.