Bobby SmithLOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bobby Gene Smith, 70, of Louisville, Ky., passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016. He was born Feb. 23, 1946, in Ohio County, Ky., to the late Lawrence Smith and Marcella T. Embry Smith.

Mr. Smith attended New Zion Baptist Church in Baizetown, Ky., and was a retired supervisor from the United States Postal Service.

Survivors include two sons, Bobby Gene Smith, Jr., and Mickey Lewis Roby; two daughters, Donna (Roger) Bratcher, Jr., and Susan Marie Smith (Danny Haney); 12 grandchildren, Jackie, Brandon, Matthew, Christian, Shalyn, Blaine, Destiny, Dylan, George, Keelen, McKenzie and McKinna; and one sister, Margie Y. (Wendell) Baize all of Louisville, Ky.

He was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Rosa L. Wallace; his parents and one sister, Wilma Cheryl Mattingly.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.  Saturday, March 12, at New Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Darrell Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Cromwell, Ky. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Visitation will also be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at New Zion Baptist Church.

The family request exprssions of sympathy take the form of contributions to New Zion Baptist Church.

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