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Robert Lee Smith

May 30, 1941 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 79)


Funeral services for Bro. Robert L. Smith, 79, of Rayville, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe, LA with Sis. Dee Temple and Bro. Rick Berry officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.

Bro. Robert was born May 30, 1941 in Rayville, LA and passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 in Rayville, LA after a lengthy illness.

Bro. Robert was the pastor of the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe, LA. Bro. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Eva Smith; brother, L.C. Smith; sisters, Louise, Silvia, and Elaine. Survived by his sisters, Shirley Alexander and Claudine Thrift.

Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Ann Smith; children, Ricky Smith and fiancée, Shari, Kathy Clack and husband, Phil, Gary Smith, and Rhonda Dray and husband, Dusty; stepchildren, James Duckworth and wife, Hope, Penny Funderburk and husband, Jim, and Scott Duckworth and wife, Jessica; grandchildren, Nikki Martiez, Ashley Cheek, Brandon Prisock, Lenzie Morris, Brianna Dray, April Aymond, Gannon Duckworth, Ethan Funderburk, Hunter Duckworth, and Sarah Duckworth; 20-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Roger Rogers, Donnie Eubanks, Junior Parker, Brian Toney, Don Toney, and Cliff Duffey. Honorary pallbearers were Barry Duchene and Ronnie McVay.

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August 18, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown-Holley Funeral Home
603 Francis St.
Rayville, LA 71269

Funeral Service
August 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Eastside Missionary Baptist Church
320 80th St.
Monroe, LA 71203

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