Commonwealth Journal


October 2, 2013

Obituaries for Thursday, October 3, 2013


Condolences may be expressed to the family at:
Samuel Smith
Samuel Robert “Bob” Smith, age 84, of Bronston, Ky., departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at his residence.
Bob was born on Dec. 29, 1928 in Ferguson, Ky. to the late John F. and Clara F. (Roysdon) Smith. He is a US Army veteran of the Korean War and a charter member of Parkers Mill Road Baptist Church. Bob’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family, especially his grandbabies and great-grandbabies.
He is survived by his wife, Ophelia Mae (Miller) Smith, whom he married on March 19, 1955 in Rossville, Ga.; three daughters, Jenni (and Allen) Larkin of Bronston, Ky., Bobbie (and Jeff) Hawk of Somerset, Ky., and Ruth (and David) Skaggs of Somerset, Ky.; eight grandchildren; Shane (and DeAngela) Skaggs, Samantha (and Chad) Stykes, Jonas (and Kelli) Larkin, Matt Larkin, Kelly (and Brandon) Morrow, Robin Burnett, Josh Hawk, and Jared Hawk; and 13 great-grandchildren, Landon Stykes, Levi Stykes, Logan Stykes, Jayden Skaggs, Owen Larkin, Kylee Sparks, Kyndal Morrow, Cole Morrow, Conner Morrow, Kellan Morrow, Brayden Burnett, Zachary Burnett, and Cailynn Hawk.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard Smith, Stanley Smith, Earl Smith; and a sister, Roxie Huling.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jonas Larkin and Bro. David Skaggs officiating. Burial will be in the Mill Springs National Cemetery. 
American Legion Post 38 will conduct full military honors. Pallbearers will be Brandon Morrow, Matt Larkin, Shane Skaggs, Chad Stykes, Jared Hawk, Josh Hawk, Jeff Hawk, and Allen Larkin.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Samuel Robert “Bob” Smith.

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