Bobby L. Smith Sr.

Cald­well & Cowan Funeral Home

The Covington News - - LOCAL -

Bobby L. Smith Sr., 82, of Cov­ing­ton, passed away Nov. 30.

Mr. Smith worked for White’s De­part­ment Store for 37 years and Co­hen’s De­part­ment Store for more than 10 years. He was a de­voted hus- band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther, great-grand­fa­ther, brother and friend to many. He was loved dearly by his fam­ily and friends, and highly re­spected in the com­mu­nity. He was a mem­ber of the Voice of Pen­te­cost where he served as a trustee and Sun­day school su­per­in­ten­dent. He en­joyed camp­ing, garden- ing, wood-work­ing and singing. Mr. Smith was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents Vic­tor and Rose Smith.

Sur­vivors in­clude his lov­ing wife of 62 years, Faye Smith, of Cov­ing­ton; daugh­ter and son-in­law, Rosene and Barry Watts of Cov­ing­ton; 3 sons and daugh­ters-in- law, Bobby Smith, Jr. and Shirley Smith of Mon­roe, Dennis and Gail Smith of Cov­ing­ton, and Mark and Stephanie Smith of So­cial Cir­cle; 8 grand­chil­dren, Lisa Watts Meltz, Can­dace Watts, Brian Smith, Carla Smith Chil­dress, Ja­son Smith, Bran­don Smith, Chad Smith, and Lindsay Smith Gunter; 9 great-grand­chil­dren, Ash­leigh Smith, Am­ber Rachels, Pre­ston Chil­dress, Tyler Smith, Lacy Smith, MaKenna Smith, Caden Gunter, Matthew Smith, and Luke Smith; sis­ter Betty Anne James of At­lanta; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Funeral ser­vices for Mr. Smith will be held at 2 p.m. to­mor­row, Dec. 3, at the Voice of Pen­te­cost, 4648 Salem Road, in Cov­ing­ton, with Pas­tor Gavin Moon of­fi­ci­at­ing, and in­ter­ment fol­low­ing in Lawn­wood Me­mo­rial Park.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the funeral home to­day, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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