Robert Smith Sr.

Published 8:24 am Monday, November 3, 2014

Robert Wyatt Smith Sr., 85 and a former resident of State Line, died Nov. 1, 2014, at Forest Manor Nursing Home. He was retired from A&P.

Survivors include his three sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Lynda Smith of Kenner, Tommy and Terri Smith of Pine and Jimmy and Mona Smith of Hammond; one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Tim Davis of Hammond; four grandchildren, Rikki Smith Deering, Patrick Branton Davis, Daniel Wyatt Davis and James Alton Smith Jr.; and three great-grandchildren, Lauren Shelby Deering, Ellie Rose Davis and Hollis Jane Davis.

Preceding him in death were his wife of 52 years, June Branton Smith; his parents, Henry Alton Smith Sr. and Lottie Smith; brother, Henry Alton Smith Jr.; and sisters, Nancy Branum and Rubye Berry. Visitation will be held at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service to be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m., with the Rev. David Easterling officiating, with the interment to follow in the Ponemah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that memorial donations be made to the Pine First Baptist Church in Pine. Family and friends may visit and sign the online guestbook at