Bobby Joe Smith
Davis Funeral Home
Bobby Joe Smith passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 in Tulsa at the age of 56 years.
The son of the late Charles "Wilmer" Smith and Jennie Harris Smith, Bobby was born on January 5, 1956 in Oklahoma City and was raised and educated in the Oklahoma City and Putman City Schools.
Bobby attended Radio Broadcasting School, working for a short period in a Radio Station in Stratford, TX and Pawhuska, OK.
Bobby joined the Navy on December 3, 1975 and spent two years in Japan. He went on temporary retirement on February 9, 1979 and received his disability discharge from the Navy on April 1, 1992.
Bobby had worked various jobs in the oilfields, driving tank trucks, hauling oil and salt water. And had also hauled beef from Utah to California.
Survivors include his step-mother, Carol Smith, of Cushing; several aunts and uncles, including Glenn and Bobbie Smith of Agra, James Harris of Cushing, Pauline and Alvin Gillaspy of California and Hazel and Eugene Hermann of Texas; numerous cousins and other relatives and friends.
Bobby was preceded in death by both his parents, Wilmer and Jennie Smith.
Graveside services will be held in conjunction with his father, Wilmer Smith, following Wilmer's services at the First Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m.
You may share your condolences with the Smith family at www.davisfh.net.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.