Bob married Vonda "Bonnie" Wilcoxson.Bonnie preceded him in death in June 1999.
Survivors include, three sons, Royce Smothers, and wife Angie, of Bernie, Mo.; Michael Stone, and wife Cheryl, of Desoto, Mo.; and Kevin Stone, of Arnold, Mo.; eight grandchildren, including Amy Sharp, and husband Rob, of Kennett, and Natasha Harris, of Fredricktown, Mo. and three great grandchildren; one brother, Earnest Smothers, and wife Angie, of O'Fallon, Mo.; one sister, Mary Bennett, of Marmaduke, Ark.; other relatives and many friends.
Bob was preceded in death by a daughter, Lesa Harris; three brothers, J.W. Smothers, Beauferd Smothers, and Everett Smothers; and two sisters, Opal Eskew and Mattie Schanda.
Visitation was 6-8 p.m.,Friday, July 9, 2010 at McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett with services held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2010 at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett.The Rev.Bud Evans and the Rev. Ronnie Wilcoxson officiated.
Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gary, Daryl, Doug, Josh and David Wilcoxson, Brandon Brewer, HPB, Kenneth Dye, Bill Bradshaw, Shirrel Floyd, and Gene Bennett.
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett was in charge of the arrangements.