Charles Robert "Bob" Smathers

Saturday, September 14, 1940 - Wednesday, September 15, 2021

In Loving Memory

Photo of  Charles  Robert "Bob" Smathers  - 1940-2021

Charles Robert “Bob” Smathers, age 80, passed away at his residence in Waynesville on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

Bob was born September 14, 1940 and was a lifelong resident of Haywood County.  Mr. Smathers was the former co-owner of Smathers Market in Canton and Smathers Food Service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Underwood Smathers and Myrtle Ammons Smathers, as well as his sister, Joyce.

To honor his request, no formal funeral services are planned.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Smathers family.   


Condolences from family and friends

I was Mr. Smathers In Home Aide. Over my time with him he became my dear friend. We had many talks and good times together. I will truly miss him and our times together. In Christian Love Toni.
Toni Hope
Many good memories of days gone by.
Juanita Dixon
I remember Mr Smathers as a young girl, growing up in Canton. Such a dear man. Praying that God will send his blessings on the Family.
Julia Mills Hicks
Bobby and me spent 4 years at CHS and remained friends for life . we had many good times together . may god have mercy on him and his family
Carroll Webb
Worked with Bobby, Joyce, & Allan Clark at Smathers Super market through my high school years. A lot of good memories. May God comfort the family and friends through these trying times.
Bruce Carson