Robert George Smith, Jr. “Rob” age 75, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was the son of the late Robert G. Smith MD and Mary Ellen Trent Smith. Rob was born in Huntington, WV in 1945. Both he and his wife grew up in Proctorville, OH. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Charlotte Boggs Smith, son Ryan Smith (Elizabeth), daughters, Elizabeth Williamson (Robert), and Katherine Gilbert. Brothers, Mark Smith (Chris), Peter Smith (Sue Bird), and George Smith. Sisters Teresa Nichols (Michael) and Jane Hainsworth (Tyrus), three half-brothers, Luke Smith MD (Katie), Adam Smith, and Jacob Smith. Robert has nine grandchildren, Tyler, Meredith, Andrew Smith. Benjamin, Samuel Joseph Williamson. Allison, Theodore, Rebecca Gilbert.
An abundance of nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son Robert Alan Tate Smith and sister Annette Smith. After graduating from Marshall University, he received his commission in the US Navy and served on active duty. He served in the US Navy Reserves for several years and was a Commander when he left the service. He worked in sales, engineering, coal mining as an owner/operator, pump station design, and his favorite job after retirement was driving a semi-truck across the USA and parts of Canada. Funeral service will be held at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville, Ohio on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. with visitation being held from 1 to 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution to Shriners Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.