Robert K. Smith

September 26, 1952 - July 8, 2009
Robert K. Smith

Robert K. Smith, 56, of Zirconia, went to be with his Lord, father, sister and brother on Wednesday afternoon, July 8, 2009 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A native of Henderson County, he was a son of Mavis Hoots Smith of Hendersonville and the late Rev. Willard K. Smith. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma A. Morgan and a brother, Kevin W. Smith.

In 2008, he retired from Kimberly-Clark after 35 years of service. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Full Gospel Church. A member of Moose Lodge 711, he loved spending time with his family and riding his Harley Davidson.

Surviving him, in addition to his mother, are his children Melissa S. Clark and fiancÈ Michael Jones of Hendersonville, Denise S. Ball and Chris McGraw of Hendersonville, Robert W. Smith and wife Tonia of Hendersonville, Crystal S. Perez and husband Ronnie Patterson, Jr. of Zirconia and Timothy G. Smith and wife Tina of Hayesville; brothers and sisters Horrace C. Smith and wife Hester of Hendersonville, Darrell Smith and wife Ginny of Anderson, SC, Doris D. Whitehurst of Hendersonville, Roger D. Smith of Hendersonville, and Kathy D. Smith of Hendersonville; grandchildren Sabrina and Tiffany Ball, Cody and Amber Clark, Katie Branks, Shelby Perez, Bridgett, Kaleigh, and Hannah Patterson, Robert and Kimsey Smith, Timothy Cross, and Aaraya and Harmony Smith; great-grandchild Lillyona Immel; his dog Harley Davidson Smith; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.


Saturday, July 11, 2009
12:00 AM

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Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • July 15, 2009
    Vickie Coleman says:
    Crystal, Melissa, Denise, Tim, Robert and to all the rest of the family. My heart and Prayers go out to you. I am so so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. If I can help in anyway just know that I am here. Luv u all, Vickie (Matheson)

  • July 14, 2009
    Kathy Hickman says:
    My heartfelt condolences go out to each of you.

  • July 13, 2009
    Rick,Kathy & Derek Walker says:
    So very sorry to hear of your loss. We worked with Robert many years and had fun with him along the way. God bless you all.

  • July 12, 2009
    Tonya Williams says:
    Vince & I are sorry for the loss of your beloved Father. Our prayers are with you all.

  • July 12, 2009
    Sophie says:
    Horace, Hester & Family, I am sorry to here of your lost.