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September 3, 2013

Robert D. Smoots

June 3, 1979 - Aug. 27, 2013

ANDERSON — Robert D. Smoots, 34, Anderson, passed away on Aug. 27, 2013.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Deloris Smoots of Anderson; five sons, Robert D. Smoots Jr., Eric Smoots, Deontre Smoots, Jaydeon Smoots and Don’terious Smoots, all of Anderson; two daughters, Don’Teava Smoots and Deonsha Smoots, both of Anderson; two brothers, Eric Banks and Davyion Gosha, both of Anderson; three sisters, Erica Smoots, Lavicia Smoots and Narica Moss-Wills, all of Anderson; special aunt, Melanie S. Wills; his girlfriend, Latoya Jones; and special friends, Tommy Nevins, Irvin Robertson, Wayne Blunt, James Hurd Dixon and Darrell Wilson Jr..

He was preceded in death by his father, Eric Wills; and grandparents, Walter and Evelyn Fuller, Henry B. Wills Jr. and Ruby P. Wills.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Calling hours will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Pastor Edgar Woodall will be officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to Gholar & Gholar Funeral Service, 2223 Nichol Ave., Anderson.

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