Robert Dale Smith
Funeral Date: 7/6/2013

Robert Dale Smith, age 53, of Tichnor, Arkansas formerly of Warren, Arkansas died Monday, July 1, at St. Vincentís Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born January 28, 1960 in Warren, Arkansas a son of the late Robert Gordon Smith and Donna Rhea Loomis Smith Burkhardt. He received his education in the Warren Public School System and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Dale was self employed as a Procurement Forester. Surviving is his wife Lesa Brewster Smith; 3 sons Justin Smith and wife Sarah Little Rock, AR, Hayden Smith and wife Ashley Arkadelphia, AR and Weston Smith, Little Rock, AR; A brother Michael Burkhardt and wife Shannon, Shreveport, LA; a sister Melinda Smith Reed and husband Ron, Tatum, TX; 2 grandchildren Josie Smith, Warren, AR and Cole Smith, Little Rock, AR; 4 nephews Chad Stuart and wife Audrey, Lake Cherokee, TX, Hunter Burkardt, Shreveport, LA, Jaxon Head, Kilgore, TX and Ryder Stuart, Lake Cherokee, TX; a niece Carey Head and husband Jim, Kilgore, TX. Dale was also preceded in death by his grandparents Travis James Loomis and Leola Langsford Loomis and John Fletcher Smith and Dolly Mae Sinclair Smith. Funeral services were 10:00am Saturday, July 6, at Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. David Richey officiating. Speakers were Klay McKinney, Dennis Young and Bill Jones. Tim West sang. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery at Banks, Arkansas by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jeff Childress, Tim Smith, Jeff Williams, David Wilkerson, Gary Pace, Jimmy Sledge, Rusty Hardin and Doug Bigham. Honorary pallbearers were Dennis Young, Klay McKinney, Bill Jones, Dr. Kerry Pennington and Dr. John Durmon. Memorials preferred Immanuel Baptist Church or the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA.



Name: Sherri & Deloris Jones
Message: We were so sorry to hear about Dale. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Name: Ginger Adams-Ricks
Message: I am sorry to hear about Dale's death. You all have my condolences.

Name: Virgiinia Loomis Burks
Message: Sorry to hear of Dale's passing. Please know the family is in my prayers for the difficult days ahead. May you find peace, strength and hope in God.

Name: Ricky and Lorrie Davis
Message: So sorry to hear about Dale. Our hearts are heavy. Prayers for the family.

Name: Carla Miller

Name: Tyler Barnett
Message: So sorry to hear Mr Dale's passing, I will keep you in my prayers

Name: Andy Gibbs
Message: My thoughts and prayers are and will be with you. Dale was a good friend to Dad. We are forever grateful for this.

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: Sorry for your loss of Dale. Your in our prayers.

Name: Becky Murphy Young
Message: Melinda and Family, I am so very sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was, and still is, such a wonderful person. I am proud that he was a friend during our school years. May you feel God's presence during this time. Love you.

Name: Nick Mckinney

Name: Emily Lasiter

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Weston, Hayden, Justin & Josie We have you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We will be here for you during the hard days to come. Just rely on the Lord for comfort and He will supply it for you.

Name: Jimmy,Kaylon & Kevin Taylor
Message: Hayden, Weston and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are praying for you and we pray that God Will comfort you in this time.

Name: Kathy Hall
Message: You all are in our prayers.

Name: Lauren Copeland
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Suzette Woodard Russell
Message: Just a note to say I am saddened to here of Dale's passing. Lot's of memories as a classmate of Dale's, I worked w/Ms. Donna when she became a nurse & found out @ that time we were Kin folks, & Mindy & Justin went to Momma Jane's (babysitter). Suzette Russell & Sue Woodard

Name: Gwen McKinney
Message: I'm so sorry to hear about Dale, but so thankful he was a child of God. I pray that God will wrap His loving arms around you and give peace, strength and comfort in this difficult time. Much love and prayers.

Name: Beth and Randy Peek
Message: sincere prayers for all family, Lisa, so glad you and Dale had the time together. Your all n our prayers hold to each other in good memories in honor of his life...

Name: Pat and Randy Montgomery
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all. love you.

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Josie, I am so sorry to hear about your grand dad passing. I know you will miss him, be assured you are aoways in our prayers.....

Name: Terri Hopper
Message: I am so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was a good friend and I will miss him dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. John, Terri, Lauren, Marissa, John Austin and Cash

Name: David Harcrow
Message: I went to Calvary Baptist Church with Dale, his parents , older sister and younger brother while growing up, he was a fun person to be around, my condolences to his family.

Name: Jan Smalling
Message: Mat God lift you up and comfort you. May you feel HIS presence and HIS amazing love.


Name: Tim Parker
Message: Lesa: So sorry to hear of your loss.

Name: lyn farmer
Message: To the smith family, so sorry for your losse. I am in shock, went to school with dale and still cant belive this, so I know this is tough for the family my prayers and thoughts are with u all

Name: Dale & Penny Sauls
Message: Michael & Shannon: You have been in our thoughts and prayers the past few days. So sorry for the untimely death of your brother.