Robert Dean "Bobby" Smith

DEEP RUN - Robert Dean "Bobby" Smith, 69, born to the late Lera Belle Rouse Smith and Durwood I. Smith, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 21, 2012. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Helen S. Alphin; and brothers, Durwood L. Smith and Elmer Smith. He was retired from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Bobby is survived by his wife, Mary Frances Davenport Smith of the home; daughter Deanna Smith Clack and husband Ricky, of Garner; son Robbie Smith and wife Donna, of Deep Run; brother Larry Smith and wife Mavis, of Kinston; and grandchildren, Carrington Clack, Connor Clack, Mallory Williams, and Sawyer Smith. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2012, at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Fishman officiating. Visitation will be held following the service and other times at the home. Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Smith Family Cemetery, John Green Smith Road Kinston, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice 107 Handley Park Circle Goldsboro, NC or to Deep Run First Baptist Church c/o Randy Smith 496 P A Nobles Road, Deep Run, NC 28525. Arrangements are by Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at (Paid obituary)

Published in Free Press from Nov. 22 to Nov. 25, 2012