Robert Wayne Smith, age 93, of
Greenville passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at his residence. A graveside service will be held Wednesday,
June 9 at 12:00 PM at Memoryland Memorial Park with Chaplain Tommy Morgan officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 pm
to 7:00 PM at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Kyle Smith, Taylor Smith, Westley Scott,
Clif Hudson, Nathan Singleterry, Scott Smith, Eric Smith and Brian Smith.
Born March 12, 1928 in Mexico Community
of Hunt County, Robert was the son of Little Wright Smith and Mae Dell (Decker)
Smith. He married Clara Nasa Pollard on June
28, 1957 in Greenville. He was a retired
supervisor from E/Systems and served in the United States Army. Robert was a member of the United Presbyterian
Church (formerly Grace Presbyterian Church).
His survivors include his sons,
Scott Smith and wife Karen, Eric Smith and wife Anita, and Brian Smith and wife
Dina; sister, Wanda Jo Davis and husband Jerry; grandchildren, Acacia Scott and
husband Westley, Kayla Hudson and husband Clif, Kyle Smith and wife Carli,
Stephanie Shelton, Jillian Singleterry and husband Nathan, Taylor Smith,
Jannica Goodman, and April McCullough; great-grandchildren, Alauna and Addison
Scott, Zane and Kavik Hudson, and Callie and Kimber Smith; and several nieces,
nephews, and special caregivers.
He was preceded in death by his
parents; brothers, Raeford Smith, Clifton Smith, Charles Smith, and David
Smith; and sisters, Lillian Smart, Ann Bradshaw, Christine Bishop, and Faye
The family requests memorials be
made to the Alzheimers Association or the Parkinson Disease Foundation.