Robert W. Smith “Smitty”, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, January, 15, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elsie Mae Franklin and John L. Smith; brother, Harold Smith; and great grandson, Cayden James Bobo. Smitty is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ann B. Smith; children, Terri Stawski, Robert W. Smith, Jr. (Anita) and Barbi S. Fortenberry; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Bright (Randy) and Betty Harris. A gathering will be held at Cedar Grove Church on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. and a Celebration of Life at 1:30 p.m. Ernie Willis will be officiating. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Heart Association, Alzheimer’s or a charity of your choice in Smitty’s name.