Bobby Ray Smith age 80 of Phelps, Ky. passed peacefully on September 22, 2021 at the Pikeville Medical Center with his loved ones by his side. Born June 22, 1941 at Coleman, Ky. a son of the late Charlie J. Smith and Almeda Smith. Besides his parents he was preceded by his sisters Betty and Ethel Smith and Helen Pearson, brothers Dewey and James Smith.
He leaves to mourn his passing his daughters Candy (Buddy) Stone, of Nashville, GA., Sherry Smith Mayhorn of Phelps, and son Chris (Santana) Smith of Phelps, Ky,.
He also leaves eight grandchildren, Buddy Ray Stone and Amanda Stone Smith(Randy) of Nashville, GA. Austin Mayhorn, Trey Francis, Dalton Bevins, Logan Smith and Alexis Smith all of Phelps, KY. and Blake Smith of Morristown, TN.
Greatgrandchildren, Kaleb, Farrah and Brayden Smith and Kylie Stone, all of Nashville, GA. And the mother of his children Anna Sue (Susie) Griffin.
Bobby was a disabled Coal Miner. He was a lover of the outdoors and Nature. He appreciated the simplicity of life and the love of his family. He was a loving father and devoted grandfather. He will be missed by all who loved and knew him.
Visitation will begin Saturday September 25,2021 at 6:00 at the Jones and West Funeral Home Chapel at Phelps, KY. Funeral Services will be Sunday September 26,2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the chapel with Jimmy Smith and Odis Blankenship officiating. Acting as pallbearers will be Buddy Ray Stone, Randy Smith, Trey Francis, Logan Smith, Dalton Bevins, Austin Mayhorn, Blake Smith, and Kaleb Smith. Interment will be at the Smith Family Cemetery at Smithfork in Phelps, KY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jones and West Funeral Home at Phelps, Ky. The guestbook may be signed at www.joneswestfh.com.
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