robert luther smitherman jr

R.L. Smitherman Jr., age 91 of Chelsea, passed away January 10, 2019.

He was a WWII vet & is survived by his wife of 68 years, Frances Jean Smitherman; son, Bobby (Marie); & daughter, Cindy. He was preceded in death by son, Steven D. Smitherman.

He leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, & friends.

Special thanks to caregivers Gigi Elliot & Myers Hurt for their love & support.

Graveside service will be Monday, January 14 at 11:00 a.m. at K-Springs Cemetery in Chelsea.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Alzheimer's Association at 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102.