Robert Neal Smith, Jr.
Valley Forge, PA
Robert Neal Smith, Jr. passed away August 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Neal Smith, Sr. and Kate Davis Smith, both of Nashville, TN.
He is survived by his sister, Beverly Smith Elder (Jim) of Nashville, TN; nieces, Emily Elder Blonkvist (Kevin) of Midland, TX, Mary Kim Elder Shipp (Phil) and Elizabeth Elder Hazelwood (Victor) of Nashville, TN; and nephews, Neal Merrick of North Carolina and James Colston Elder, Jr. (Margo) of Nashville, TN.
Bobby graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in 1953 and from Vanderbilt University in 1957, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. After graduating from Vanderbilt, he worked for General Electric as an engineer for over 46 years, and later in his career, he had the distinction of representing GE and the United States Navy in their submarine program. He was highly respected for this involvement, as well many other accomplishments throughout his career.
Bobby was buried in Havertown, PA on August 19, 2014. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Stretch Funeral Home, (610) 446-1075.
Stretch Funeral Home
236 E Eagle Rd
Havertown, PA 19083
Published in The Tennessean on Aug. 20, 2014