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Robert Charles Smith, 38, died on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in a tractor accident at his home. He was born in Florence and had lived in the Chattanooga area for the past ten years, and had returned to the Shoals area in the fall. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed kayaking, fishing, hunting, disc golf and attending concerts. He spent a couple of months in Colorado camping and riding his motorcycle. He worked as a raft guide on the Ocoee but was looking forward to calmer water on the creek.
Visitation will be at Greenview Funeral Home on Saturday, February 03, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 03, 2018 in Greenview Memorial Chapel with Bro. Kevin Johnson and Rev. Robert Sparkman officiating.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Mary Stringfellow and Louie and Dorothy Hill Smith.
Survivors include his mother, Brenda Stringfellow Smith; father, Richard C. Smith (Paula); brother, Richard H. Smith (Kirstie); a niece and nephews all of Florence; his beloved cat, Nugget and a host of relatives and friends in several states.
Robert was a free spirit who loved his family, friends, and life. He will be truly missed by all. The quickest road to happiness is the scenic route.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite animal charity.