Robert Lee Smith

July 6, 1945 ~ December 20, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Robert Smith Obituary

Robert Lee Smith, 78, of Greensboro, GA died Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, GA. He was born July 6, 1945 to the late Fletcher Lee Smith and Eula Josephine Channell Smith. He graduated from Greensboro High School and served his country in Germany in the United States Army. While living and working in Colorado, he met the love of his life, Rachel Roses and they were married March 26, 1971. After returning to Greensboro in 1976, he did some odd jobs before starting his own business. Later he worked for Minnie G. Boswell Hospital in maintenance and continued to work at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital until retirement. He was a member of the Union Point Worship Center. Robert was an outdoorsman who loved fishing, his Georgia Bulldogs and woodworking, but spending time with his grand kids was his greatest love.  

Robert is survived by daughters, Justine Yvonne Webb (Wade) of Union Point, GA and Shawna Lynn Nakagawa (Marc) of Rosamond, CA; son, Lee Anthony Smith (Dawn) of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren: Jesse Smith (Natosha), Kes Kingery (Nick), Robert Smith II (Linh), Corbin Smith (Jessica), Kayla Cantrell, Solomon Webb, Kyra Nakagawa, Katie Nakagawa and Kimberly Nakagawa; great grandchild, Cayden Smith; siblings, Patricia Mize, Carolyn Hoyt (Herbert), Shirley Higdon, Nancy Cason (Denny), Denise Bashore (Joe), Jane Winslett (Dwight), Wanda Wilkes (Ronnie) and N. J. Smith;  many other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife of fifty years, Rachel Smith, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Buford Smith, Franklin Smith, Martha May Kilgore and Frances Smith. 

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 29, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are grandsons: Solomon Webb, Corbin Smith, Jesse Smith, and Robert Smith II. Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters: Kayla Cantrell, Kes Kingery, Kyra Nakagawa, Katie Nakagawa and Kimberly Nakagawa. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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December 29, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McCommons Funeral Home
109 W. Broad Street
Greensboro, GA 30642

Funeral Service
December 29, 2023

11:00 AM
McCommons Chapel
109 W. Broad Street
Greensboro, GA 30642


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