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Bobby Joe Smith

Born: Sat., Sep. 12, 1942
Died: Sat., Nov. 14, 2020


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 17, 2020
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Bobby Joe Smith, age 78 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Cumberland County Hospital. Bobby was born on September 12, 1942 in Smithsboro, Knott County, Kentucky to the late Archie Smith and Nancy Jane Brown Smith. He was a retired employee of General Motors in Anderson, Indiana and a U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Mark Lanning, and two brothers, Dr. Edward Smith and Noah Smith.

Survivors Include:
His Wife- Surada Smith of Burkesville, KY
Three Children- Wendy Smith, Linda Smith(Jeff), and Randy Lanning all of Indiana
Four Sisters- Irene Smith, Betty Jones(Nick), and Carol Stanfield all of Burkesville, KY and Joan Turner(Roger) of Indiana
Special Niece- Beth Alcala of Indiana
9 Grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 4 P.M. until 6 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with cremation to follow. 

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Kelly Barnett
   Posted Mon November 16, 2020
To the Indiana Cousins,
I am so very sorry to hear the news of Bobby Joe, you all were more cousins to me than my own and I have always felt blessed for this. Bobby Joe was such a cool guy. I love you all so much and will keep you in prayer.

Kelly Barnett

Larry Reynolds
   Posted Mon November 16, 2020
Knew Bobby joe for many years at Guide. Spent time with him in the union. He was well reasoned and very likable. So sorry to hear of his passing.

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