Bobby Wayne Smith, a caring, loving, and generous man was called home on December 31, 2020. He will be missed dearly for his kind heart on great sense of humor. Anybody that knew Bobby knew he was a strong believer in the power of prayer. It brings great comfort to the family in knowing that Bobby has been joined in Heaven by Gods warm embrace.
He was born on February 18, 1937, to John and Rubye Smith, in Chattanooga, Oklahoma. He grew up on a wheat farm in Chattanooga, Oklahoma, and often times enjoyed reminiscing his childhood memories with the ones he loved dearly. He loved his hometown and enjoyed traveling back for his high school reunions throughout his lifetime.
He was a strong and courageous man; he put his passion into the air force. He was a pilot and an instructor. He was also involved with The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma and The Union.
Bobby married his high school sweetheart, Gail, at the age of 19, and spent the next 64 years with her growing a beautiful family. He loves his family deeply and often looked back on his accomplishments, with them being his biggest one.
A visitation will be held on January 6, 2021, at Hillier of BRYAN, from 11am-1 pm, with a Service following the visitation. The graveside service will be on January 6, 2021, at Restever Memorial Park.
Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, great-great grandparents, and his sweet granddaughter Camryn Heredia.
Bobby is survived by his loving wife Gail Smith; his daughter Pam and her husband Royce Paceley; his daughter Vicki and her husband Andy Tribble; his daughter Ginger and her husband Troy Pivonka; his grandchildren, Amber and her husband David Heredia, Zachary and his wife Jessica jones, Anthony and his wife Christina Tribble, Ashley and her husband Matt Coates, Evan and his wife Sarah Stailbird, Heather and her husband Ray Silva; His great grandchildren, Jordan Tribble, Dillon Tribble, Brandon Tribble, Cayden Tapley, Brynlee and Rhett Jones, Alison and Eli Coates, Scarlett and Xabi Silva; and his great-great grandchildren Paisley, Kennedy, Acyie, and Mason.
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