Robert Alfred Smith, 83 of 630 White Hat Road, Hertford, NC went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, September 10, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 20, 1935 in Norfolk, VA to the late Frederick Smith and Velma Ives Smith Edwards and was the widower of Edna Rae Cartwright Smith. He was a U.S Army National Guard Veteran, a bus driver with the Virginia Transit Company/TRT, a barber, and a member of Victory Baptist Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Barbara “Barbie” Wooton and husband Jamie of Camden, NC; a son, Mark Allen Smith and wife Teri of South Mills, NC; a sister, Lois Nemie of Williamsburg, VA; seven grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by a daughter, Lynnette “Bunny” Smith and two sisters, Louise Sanderlin and Beatrice Hurt.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Victory Baptist Church with Pastor Reggie Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday at the funeral home from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Smith family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting http://www.TwifordFH.com.