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Bob Fuson Smith III

July 25, 1949 ~ October 24, 2022 (age 73)


Bob “Bobby” Fuson Smith III, 73, of Rural Hall, NC passed away on Monday October 24, 2022 at Village Care of King.

Born in Davidson County Tn, Bobby was the son of the late Bob Fuson Smith II and Margie Batts Smith also preceding him in death were his daughter; Abbye Lowell Smith, sister; Gaye Brown, father and mother in law; Albert and Wille Burchette Keesee, and his best friend of 44 years Paul Berthrong.

Bobby was wonderful husband, father and grandfather who never met a stranger and loved cars especially Chevy trucks he was also a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife; Betty Keesee Smith, Sons; Andy Smith and Fiancé Hope , Adam Smith and wife Sara, brother; Mike Smith, Sisters; Debbie Doseck and husband Dick, and Marianne Cohn and husband Bob, grandchildren; Olivia Garren, Grace Smith and Keelan Smith, sister in law; Bonnie Bennett, brother in law; Ben Keesee and wife Karen, brother in law; Jim Brown, aunt; Bonnie Batts, special family; Pam Keesee, dear friend; Shirley Berthrong, and , several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends and loved ones from 1:00 until 1:30 pm, on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 598 Priddy Farm Rd. Rural Hall, NC.

A memorial service will begin at 1:30 pm at. Lighthouse Baptist Church with his friend and Pastor, Danny Poindexter officiating. 

Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Bob “Bobby’ Fuson Smith III

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December 3, 2022

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Memorial Service
December 3, 2022

1:30 PM
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins

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