Bobby Gray Smith Sr.

Published 1:47 pm Friday, January 15, 2016

Mr. Bobby Gray Smith Sr., 83, of Clemmons died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 at Clemmons Village Assisted Living.

He was born Jan. 6, 1933 in Forsyth County to Aubrey and Stella Mae Jones Smith. Mr. Smith ran Park Shell Service Station for 33.5 years. He loved bluegrass music, flat footing and dirt track racing.  He was a member of the Old Timers Racing Association and Dirt Track Legends.

Surviving: his wife of 38 years, Phoebe Smith; 3 sons, Bobby Gray (Mary Beth) Smith Jr., Perry Laird and Terry (Lisa) Laird; a daughter, Lynn (Tony) Finney; a grandson, Shaun Ian (Heather) Smith; 2 great-grandchildren, Evie and Jax; and 2 sisters, Sammy Conrad and Sandra Nell Wiley.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 18 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel with Pastor L.C. Taylor officiating.  Burial followed at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. The family received friends fSunday at the funeral home.

Memorials: charity of the donor’s choice.