Bobby Joe Smith
May 9, 1934 - December 28, 2020
Bobby Joe Smith, age 86 and a resident of Franklinton, died Monday December 28, 2020 at Riverside Medical Center. He was born May 9, 1934 and was a graduate of Mount Hermon High School Class of 1952. Bobby then served in the United States Air Force before retiring as a Technical Staff Sergeant after 20 years of honorable service to his country. He then began a 20 year career with South Central Bell before retiring.
Survived by: Wife: Jackie Ingram Smith of Franklinton; Son: Dr. Larry Smith of Norco, CA; Daughter: Dana Leann Smith Marquis of Navarre, FL; Sisters: Glenda Smith Givens of Bogalusa, Emma L. Smith of Mt. Hermon, Anita Creel Drymon of Franklinton; Step-sons and Spouses: Randy and Nicole Seal, Greg Seal, Mark and Monica Seal; Grandchildren and Spouses: Sarah Beth Marquis, Alli Marquis, Morgan Marquis, Laurie Larolimek, Melody Matej, Melissa Harbin, Jessica McDaniel Ortega, Randall and Ashley Seal, Hannah and Lorne Adams, William and Alon Seal, Owen Seal, Michael and Abby Seal, Joseph Seal, Molly and Christopher Smith, Mary Seal, Samuel Smith, Joshua Smith, Callie Seal, Jaron Edwards, Ariel Seal, Amber and TJ Taylor, Holley Seal, Hannah Simmons; Brother in law: Troy Ingram; Sisters in law: Nell Smith, Lorrell Morris; Also numerous great-grandchildren, other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Melinda Sue Smith Aldridge, father Howard Smith, mother and step-father Mae Fisher Smith Creel and William “Bill” Creel, sister Carroll Smith Miller, infant brother Howard Oakley Smith and numerous other family members.
A graveside funeral service will be held in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery at 10:00 am Friday January 8th with Eld. Duane Ball officiating.
Pallbearers: Randall Seal, Jaron Edwards, Willie Seal, Owen Seal, Michael Seal, Joey Seal
Honorary Pallbearers: Troy Ingram, Byron Brumfield, Eric Ingram, Tim Sumrall, Clay Sumrall, Earl Lee, Willie Core, Mark Givens