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Bob Dean Smith

March 19, 1943 January 27, 2018
Bob Dean Smith
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Obituary for Bob Dean Smith

Bobby Dean Smith of Harrisonville, Missouri was born March 19, 1943 in Ottawa, Oklahoma the son of Luther Francis and Grace Rebecca (Kidwell) Smith. He departed this life on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Missouri Veterans Home, Warrensburg, Missouri surrounded by love and family at the age of 74 years, 10 months and 8 days.

On December 12, 1987 Bob was united in marriage to Brenda Joyce (Brown) Atchison in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Bob was employed as a high school history teacher for the Grandview School District until his retirement in July of 1997. He served the district as their Cross Country coach for many years. Bob was a member of the First Baptist Church, Harrisonville, Missouri and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He received his Bachelors degree from Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, Missouri and his Masters degree in Education from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri. Bob loved to travel, enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, watching football, baseball, basketball, loved to jog and ran marathons in the New York Marathon and the Boston Marathon. He had lived in Lee's Summit before moving to Harrisonville in 2003.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Patty June Jacobs and a nephew, Steve Smith.

Bob is survived by his wife, Joyce Smith of the home; a daughter, Shelly Smith, Seneca, Missouri; a step-son, Karl Myers, Grovetown, Georgia; 3 step-daughters, Sindy Carhahan (Mike), Harrisonville, Missouri, Sherri Murphy (Steve), St. Mary's Kansas, Shannon Murphy, Overland Park, Kansas; 3 grandchildren, Noah, Misti, George; 8 step-grandchildren, Jennifer, Christian, Alex, Monica, Robert, Damian, Nicholas, Jeannie; a brother, Bill Smith, Grandview, Missouri; 2 sisters, Ruth Mailes, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Vera Turner, Carl Junction, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Harrisonville, Missouri.

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6:00 PM 1/31/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/31/2018 8:00:00 PM
Dickey Funeral Homes Inc. - Harrisonville

2401 E Mechanic St
Harrisonville, MO 64701

Dickey Funeral Homes Inc. - Harrisonville
2401 E Mechanic St Harrisonville 64701 MO
United States

Funeral Service




10:00 AM 2/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

504 W. Wall St.
Harrisonville, Missouri 64701

First Baptist Church
504 W. Wall St. Harrisonville 64701 Missouri
United States

Memorial Contribution

Parkinson Foundation


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