In Loving

Robert “Bob” A. Smith III

February 4, 1949 – December 4, 2023

Robert “Bob” A. Smith, III, 74, of Richmond, VA, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023, in Richmond, VA. He was born on February 4, 1949, in Richmond, VA.

Bob is survived by his children, Rebecca Hines (Doug), Robert A. Smith, IV (Lori), Christina Alvis, Christopher Smith (Ursula) and Sabrina Knick. He also leaves behind several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, siblings W.C. “PeeWee” Smith (Net) and Grayson Smith; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Bob was a beloved partner to Jennifer “Jenny” Newkirk.

Bob had a vibrant personality and was known for his sense of humor. In his younger years, he raced late-model cars in the 70s, showcasing his adventurous spirit. Bob had a knack for making people laugh and brightening their day with his jokes. Professionally, Bob had a successful career as a welder and ironworker. His dedication and expertise were commendable, and he took pride in his craftsmanship. In his free time, Bob was always tinkering with something. He had a passion for fixing and creating things, and his hobbies reflected his curious nature. Whether it was repairing household items or exploring new projects, Bob was always engrossed in his hobbies.

Bob’s legacy will live on through his loved ones and the memories they shared. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who had the pleasure of knowing him.