Former Chester County commissioner and business owner Bobby Smith dies


Bobby Gene Smith, 88, of Beech Bluff died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at Henderson Health & Rehabilitation Center. The family received friends at the Shackelford’s Crook Avenue chapel beginning at noon until service time at 2 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be directed to New Pathways for Children, P.O. Box 10, Melber, KY 42069; or Youth Town, 3641 Youth Town Road, Pinson, TN  38366.         
Born July 23, 1933, he was the sixth child and younger of twins born to Clifford and Vivian Jones Smith. He was raised in the Plainview Community and was a life-long resident of Chester County.
He performed many roles over his lifetime including serving on the Chester County Commission and owning Smith Auto Sales.
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