11/22/1944 - 01/03/2021
Robert Franklin Smith, 76, died Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was born in Richmond, Kentucky on November 22, 1944 to the late Clyde “CR” Robert and Martha Kay Walters Smith. Robert served in the United States Army from 1963 – 1965 and was a truck driver. He loved serving his country. Robert was married to his late wife, JoAnn Smith, for 57 years and they loved their children and family more than anything. In addition to his parents and wife, he is predeceased by a son, Frankie Smith and two sisters, Shirley Tandy, and Louise Laineheart.
He is survived by a son, Shawn Smith (Lynsey) of Danville; a daughter, Kathy Smith (Danny Cox) of Danville; a sister, Mildred Campbell of Covington; two grandchildren, Jeremy Trent Miracle (Erin), Hailey Renee Smith; two great grandchildren, Bentley Miracle and Atlas Miracle.
A private graveside service will be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Rev. Brian Lucas will officiate. Please sign the online guestbook or send a Hugs from Home at www.stithcares.com.