Robert Stubblefield Smith Jr. – Obituary

By  | January 9, 2019 | Filed under: Laughlin Service Funeral Home, Obituaries

Robert Stubblefield Smith Jr., 81, of Huntsville, Al, passed away Friday.

Bob was born in Jacksonville, FL, graduated from Greenwood, MS High School, and received a B.S. degree from Mississippi State University in 1960 in Aeronautical Engineering.

Bob was married to Ann Smith on January 26, 1962; they were married 56 years.

Bob worked as an aeronautical engineer for 43 years, and was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves. He enjoyed spending time with family, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, gardening, bird-watching, astronomy, and coin collecting. He was actively involved in The Gideons International, Jail Ministry, First Baptist Church ministries, Baptist Builders, and Meals–on-Wheels.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Smith; sons, Steve Smith (Melanie) of Arab, AL, Kenneth Smith of Huntsville, Darrell Smith (Nuria) of Leon, Spain; daughter, Shannon Langmaack (Micah) of Indianapolis, IN; four grandchildren, Jennifer Nava (Diego) of Huntsville, Russell Smith of Huntsville, and Valeria and Sira Smith of Leon, Spain; three great-grandchildren, Hanna, Ariana, and Sofia Nava of Huntsville; and his brother, Edgar Smith of Maumelle, AR. Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Cirvillah Blanchard Smith and his father Robert Stubblefield Smith.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 Friday, January 11 at First Baptist Church chapel, 600 Governors Drive. The funeral will follow at 11:30 in the chapel. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 14308, Huntsville, AL 35815 or First Baptist Church Music Ministry.

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