October 3, 2013

Robert B. Smith

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Robert B. Smith, 55, of London, Ky., passed away at his residence on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. 

He was born on April 24, 1958, in London, Ky., the son of the late Fred and Nannie Marcum Smith. 

He is survived by one son,  Tony Smith and wife, Caryn, of London; four sisters,  Wanda McQueen of London, Evan Smith of Corbin, Kim Sells of East Bernstadt, and Margie Bruner of London; two grandchildren, Ayden and William Smith; and his former wife, Beckie Smith of Corbin, plus a host of other friends and relatives to mourn his passing. 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister,  Alice Mullins.

He was a retired factory worker, a veteran of the United States Navy and was of the Baptist faith.

Funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Bowling Funeral Home Chapel with Danny Overbay officiating. 

Burial followed in the Smith Cemetery, Laurel County.

Visitation was Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral hour.