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Robert Harry Smith, age 88

Robert Harry Smith, 88 of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed from this life on July 9, 2019. He was born on February 21, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Harry B and Ella Anna Smith. Robert retired from the United States Airforce; retired from the State of Arkansas as a purchasing agent; volunteered ten years with Care Channel; helped with mission work building homes in Mexico and was a founding member of the ASMBA Insurance Company for pilots.

Robert is also preceded in death by his sisters Melba Smith and Helen Woerheide and his step-son Drew Krehbiel. He leaves behind his loving wife of over 60 years, Treva Smith; children Rhonda Phillips and Todd Krehbiel (Terri); grandchildren Koy Phillips, Branden Phillips, Cody Krehbiel (Sarah); great-grandchildren Kaiden Krehbiel, Kaci Krehbiel, Charlie Phillips and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 6-8pm at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-6223, with funeral services to follow on Friday, July, 12, 2019 at 10:00am at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Vilonia Cemetery in Vilonia, Arkansas. 

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  • WESLEY TAYLOR SMITH Posted July 11, 2019 4:35 AM

    Sorry for your loss

  • David Price Posted July 11, 2019 11:40 AM

    Wonderful man,,,my thoughts and prayers

  • Janet O’Reilly Herron Posted July 12, 2019 9:32 PM

    I met Bob at the Care Channel where he volunteered. He was fun for me to be around andd always kind to me. Enjoy those heavenly wings now!

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