Bobby Smith

Obituary of Bobby Phillip Smith


Bobby Phillip Smith 87 of Land O’ Lakes, FL passed away July 29th 2021.  He was born October 6th 1933.  He was born in Crossville, AL and moved to Land O’Lakes from Tampa, FL in 1970.  Bobby was a proud veteran and served in the United States Air Force.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Land O’ Lakes.  Mr. Smith was in church every time the doors were open.  He loved sharing his faith in Jesus Christ.  He also loved family gatherings with lots of good food and fellowship, and he loved the Tampa sports teams, Bucs, Rays, and Lightning.

He is preceded in death by his father W.B. Smith and mother Ruby Certain.

He is survived by his ex-wife Lucy Smith, sons Randy (Lavern) Smith, Donald Smith, daughters Carol (Carl) Woodland, Cheryl (Jim) Harden.  His 5 grandchildren – Jaquelyn (David) Carroll, Andraya Croteau, Joel (Marissa) Croteau, Brittany (Garauv) Gupta, and Aaron (Robby) Rivera, and also his 3 great grandchildren Elise Carroll, Benjamin Carroll, and Ariana Gupta.

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Viewing / Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Florida Mortuary Chapel
4601 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, Florida, United States

Military Burial

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday, August 6, 2021
Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida, United States

Celebration of Life / Memorial

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 12, 2021
First Baptist Church of Land O' Lakes
5105 School Road
Land O' Lakes, Florida, United States
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