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Bobby Ray Smith
June 28, 1947 to July 24, 2010
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Surrounded by his loving family, Bobby Ray Smith passed away at his home in Escalon at age 63.  Bobby was born in Modesto and raised in Manteca where he graduated from Manteca High, class of 1965.  Bobby served in the Army at Vietnam and worked for LOF Glass for 42 years.  He loved camping, fishing and golfing.  He was an avid 49er, Giants and Warriors fan.

 Bobby is survived by Judy, his devoted wife of 20 years; his children, Michell Aksland (Ron) of Oakdale, Kimberly Wirtz (Dan) of Riverbank, Gena Harriet (Pierre) of Oakland, Bobby Smith Jr. (Kathryn) of Modesto, Joette Shulte (John) of Los Angeles, Jackie Gregory (Russ) of Escalon, Jana Honeycutt (Matt) of Alabama, Jennifer Blevin (Jeremy) of Utah, Dusty Fox (Julie) of Escalon; 23 grandchildren and 2 greatgrandchildren; mother Dolly Smith of Manteca; brothers Sonny and Dennis Smith and sister Verna Reynolds, all of Manteca.  Bobby was preceded in death by his father Wilbert Smith and brother Wilbert Smith Jr.

The viewing will be 30 minutes prior to the service.  Services will be on Wednesday, July 28, at First Baptist Church at 10 a.m., 1511 Catherine Way in Escalon.  Gravesite services to follow at Burwood Cemetery, 28320 E. River Road in Escalon. Special thanks to UCSF Hospital. Arrangements by Deegan Funeral Chapel, Escalon with an online guest book at
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, July 27, 2010