Bobby D. Smith Jr., 55, of Taylorville passed away at 9:00a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.  He was born on September 8, 1964 in Taylorville, the son of Bobby D. and Betty (Jones) Smith.  He married Shelly Ley in 1984 and they later divorced in 1999.  Bobby attended the Church of the Nazarene in Taylorville.  He loved the outdoors, especially camping and fishing and also enjoyed shooting pool.

He is survived by his children: Bobby Smith III (Meghan) of Palmer, Michael Smith (companion Karah) of Forsyth, Dustin Smith of Taylorville, Shanae Smith of Taylorville and Jacy Smith of Taylorville; grandchildren: Brooklyn and Branson of Palmer and Shainah of Forsyth; step-daughters: Amber Brown ,Ashley Rynders and Jordyn Browning of Taylorville; sisters: Sandy Damhoff (Gerald) of Morrison, Pat Roland of Morrison, and Barbara Downs (Rick) of Tovey; and several nieces, nephews, and special friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister: Donna Duncan, and beloved pet Baby Girl.


Mr. Smith will be cremated, and no services are planned at this time.  


McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.  


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