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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