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Robert E. (Robbie) Smith

Saltville, Va.

Robert E. (Robbie) Smith, age 76, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019.

Robbie served in the U.S. Airforce and retired after 35 years of service with the U.S. Government.

He is preceded in death by his parents Calvin and Rachel Smith.

Robbie is survived by his wife, Susan; daughters, Shari Thomas and husband, Mike of McDonough, Ga., Misty Marbut and husband, David of Villa Rica, Ga.; son, Robert L. Smith of Seven Mile Ford, Va.; grandchildren, Ashlea and Shawn Porter of Savannah, Ga., Justin Whitley of McDonough, Ga., brother, Stanley Smith and wife, Nancy of Saltville, Va.; sisters, Imogene Arnold and husband, Doug of Kingsport, Tenn., Geneva June Odom of Abingdon, Va., Linda Cruey and husband, Johnny of Columbus, Ohio; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and his special furry buddy, Gabby.

The family would like to thank Dr. J. Swank, Dr. E. Henry, Dr. C. Metzger, Abingdon Oncology Department, and all the staff who provided Robbie's care.

In keeping with Robbie's wishes, the family had a private viewing and private burial.

To share memories of Robert E. (Robbie) Smith, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Robbie's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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I went to school with Robbie, and am sorry to learn of his passing. Prayers for the Family.

Roger Clapp Feb 7 2019 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the.family.

Barbara and Jerry Holmes Feb 7 2019 12:00 AM

Susan and family Stan, Linda, imogene and Geneva I'm sorry to hear of Robbie's passing. I am saddened but I have many pleasant, happy childhood memories of Robbie and his family. I have been blessed to have this family in my life. May you find peace in God's love

Carolyn Oakes Feb 6 2019 12:00 AM

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