LEPANTO - Robert Carl “Jitter” “Shorty” Smith, 78, departed this life on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was born on January 23, 1940 to Claude Raymond and Wilma Dunnaway Smith.
Robert was a retired factory worker, of the Church of God faith, loved hunting, fishing, loved his family and loved all babies.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert Alan Smith; two brothers; two sisters and one great-grandson.
Robert is survived by his wife of 31 years: Mildred (Hubble) Smith; two sons, Carl Smith and Kyle Smith of Lepanto; two daughters, Debra Lowry (Tharon) of New Franklin, Mo., Patty McCullar (Tracy Darting) of Cal.; two brothers; Claude Raymond Smith, Jr of Okla. and Anthony Smith of Harrisburg, Ark.; three sisters, Kay Faulkner of Harrisburg, Ark., Rose Cockrell of Pa. and Phyllis Forrester of Okla.; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held January 30 at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto, Arkansas. Interment followed at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto, Arkansas.
Online registry at www.delanceymurphyfuneralhome.com