Bobbie Vernon Smith passed away on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, NV.
He was born on March 9, 1928 to V.R. and Wilda Lester Smith in Ottumwa, IA. He graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1947. He married Loretta Irons on September 15, 1956. He was retired U.S. Navy.
He is survived by two daughters, Lorna Osterberg of Belton, KS and Susan Smith of Las Vegas, NV; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie Stufflebeam of Ottumwa and one brother, Butch Smith of Knoxville, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, four sisters, Betty Davis, Barbara Heckart, Beverly Ware, Brenda Leach and one brother, Bill Smith.
No memorial service is planned at this time. Condolences may be sent in care of Bonnie Stufflebeam.
Published on December 19, 2017