Cover photo for Robert Edgar Smith, Jr.'s Obituary
Robert Edgar Smith, Jr. Profile Photo

Robert Edgar Smith, Jr.

April 30, 1948 — October 27, 2023

Lowgap

Robert Edgar Smith, Jr.

Mr. Robert Edgar “Bobby” Smith, Jr., 75, of Lowgap, passed away Friday afternoon, October 27, 2023, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem.  Mr. Smith was born April 30, 1948, in Surry County, the son of the late Robert Edgar Smith, Sr. and Ethel Alline Callaway Smith.  Bobby was a lifelong farmer.  He also retired from the Lowgap Post Office and Pine Ridge Volunteer Fire Department.  Bobby had been a part of the Ivy Green Baptist Church congregation his entire 75 years.  He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who left an unfillable void in his family, his church, and his community.  He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Treva Nichols Smith; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rachel and Juan Escobar and Sarah and Adam Southard; four grandchildren, Anna Escobar, Ernest Escobar, Robert Escobar, and Malachi Southard; and two brothers and three sisters-in-law, James “Jimmy” and Teresa Smith, Thomas “Tommy” and Judy Smith, and Annette Smith.  In addition to his parents Mr. Smith was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Wayne “Danny” Smith.  The funeral service will be held Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Ivy Green Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert McCrary officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy.  Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Ivy Green Church Cemetery Fund, 208 Dan Callaway Road, Lowgap, NC  27024.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Edgar Smith, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Mount Airy)

206 West Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, November 2, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ivy Green Baptist Church Cemetery

818 Old Lowgap Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 4299

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree