Robert "Smitty" Contee Smith, Sr.

Born: Sun., Jun. 20, 1948
Died: Tue., Jul. 25, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 08, 2017
Location: Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Tue., Aug. 08, 2017
Location: Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Interment following funeral service

1:30 PM Tue., Aug. 08, 2017
Location: Resurrection Cemetery

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Robert “Smitty” Contee Smith, Sr. , 69, of King George, VA passed away on July 25, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA.

Bobby was born on June 20, 1948 to the late John Smith, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Kidwell Smith of Brandywine, MD.  He attended Gwynn Park, Jr./Sr. High School in Brandywine, MD.  In his early years, Bobby loved to race his 1968 Firebird at Budds Creek in Budds Creek, MD.  Bobby worked and retired from the automotive industry.

He loved to listen to Freddie Fender, Fats Domino, Rod Stewart, Kenny Rogers and a score of early country music artists.  He liked working on cars, doing yard work and living in the country attending to his horse farm.

When Bobby joined our heavenly father, he was reunited with his parents, his brothers and sisters, John “Junior” Smith, Jr., Jean Gravely, Donald “Jack” Smith, Elizabeth “Betty” Kendrick, William “Bill” Smith Sr., and Shelley Thompson.

Bobby Smith is survived by his first wife, Fay Smith; daughter, Tammy Curtin and her husband, Doug Curtin; son, Robert “Rob” Smith, Jr.; current wife, Mary Smith; sister, Nellie Jones and her husband, Delbert Jones; grandchildren, Ryan Curtin, Taylor Curtin and Makayla Curtin; and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, PA (211 St. Mary’s Ave., LaPlata, MD)  on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM; with Prayers starting at 12:00PM; Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery (8000 Woodyard Rd., Clinton, MD).  Online condolences to the family can be made at



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Joan Preslar
   Posted Sun August 06, 2017

Prayers to you and your family. We will miss Bobby. May he rest in peace.

Fay Smith
   Posted Sun August 06, 2017


Sorry for your lost Fay and Family From; Lerner Corporation

Mary Smith
   Posted Mon August 07, 2017

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Mary Alice Smith.

My Love, my spouse and best friend; the world has lost a wonderful man and the Heavens have gain another Angel your loving spirit will always be with me. Love you to the moon and back, Mary (Bratty)

Nellie and Delbert Jones
   Posted Mon August 07, 2017

We want you to know that you will not be forgotten. Life for you was just too short, however, you needed and received relief from your pain. One thing is for certain, you were a fighter, then God decided that he needed you in his corner. Rest in Peace.

Your loving sister and brother-in-law

Fay Smith
   Posted Wed August 09, 2017
You were my first LOVE, my friend and my husband for 25 plus years with two wonderful children that no one will take from us. We had our ups and downs, but we always were there for one another until God called on you. No more pain, no more worrying you are in peace now. We will all be together at the end.

Always in my heart, will always love you. "AMEN"

Love, Fay

Fay Smith
   Posted Wed August 09, 2017
Bobby, we shared 25 plus years together with two wonderful children. You will always be in my heart. No more pain or worries. Give Nanny, Mom and Ashleigh a great big kiss for me.

Love, Fay

Mary Smith
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
Bobby; Sweetheart you are so missed and I feel your spirit everywhere in the house and around our little farm. Your hat fell off rack other day and i picked it up and it still has your scent on it. Gone way too soon from me and this world but we we meet again will the Lord calls me home; until we are together again.


Mary (Bratty)

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