Bobby Woodrow "Mr. Bob" Smith
December 13, 1925  -  October 20, 2017

Bobby Woodrow "Mr. Bob" Smith


James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Monday, October 23, 2017
11am - 12pm
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James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Monday, October 23, 2017
12:00 pm
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Oak Grove Methodist
Valley Road
Meridian, MS  39301
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Savoy Baptist Church C/O Ray Smith
5778 Highway 11 south
Enterprise, MS  39330


I served in the Army.

Mr. Bobby W. Smith
Bobby Woodrow “Mr. Bob” Smith, 91, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, at Anderson Regional Hospital in Meridian, MS. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017, in the James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Newbaker officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. unitil service time. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Bob was born on December 13, 1925, to Jep and Flora Peaster Smith of Winston County, MS. He was a carpenter for over 50 years, building countless homes in the greater Meridian area. Mr. Bob was a U.S. Army veteran, a deacon of Savoy Baptist Church, and a faithful follower of Jesus Christ.
Mr. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Virginia Clark, Agnes Clark, and Dorothy Smith; and four brothers, Jasper “Cooter” Smith, Malcolm Smith, Curtis Smith, and Melvin Smith.
Mr. Bob is survived by his wife of 72 years, Willa D. Smith; his daughter Shelia Thomas and husband, Walter; son Ray Smith and wife, Gloria; daughter Sylvia Winham and husband, Benny; daughter Shirley Stewart and husband, Bill, all of Meridian; and ten grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Joe Boman, Keith Frey, Jacob Thomas, Daniel Smith, Steven Stewart, and Ben Winham. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Moulds and Morris Moulds.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be given to Savoy Baptist Church, c/o Ray Smith, 5778 Highway 11 South, Enterprise, MS 39330.
Family and friends may sign the online memorial and leave a personal note for the family at jamesfwebb.com

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  1. James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and Staff
    Meridian, MS

    We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Smith family at this time.

  2. Adele Whitlock
    Meridian, MS

    Mr. Bob was well respected and loved. My condolences to the family. He will be missed.

  3. Bryant and Tammy Gibson
    Meridian, MS

    O LORD who knows all,
    You know my thoughts and my words.
    You know the sadness of my days.
    You know the struggles of my soul.
    You have searched me through and through.
    Strengthen me in my time of sorrow.
    Give comfort to my moments of turmoil.
    Restore my peace. Amen.
    Our prayers are with Mr Bobs family!

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