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Robert N. Smith

October 2, 2008

Nags Head-  Robert N. Smith, 77, of Nags Head and formerly of West Chester, Pa., died Thursday October 2, 2008 in Nags Head.

Born in 1931, Robert spent a tour in the U.S. Marine Corps in the early 1950’s, based in Cherry Point, N.C.  After serving in the military, he took a job in sales with Sunshine Biscuits of Philadelphia, where he rose to the position of Regional Sales Manager.  He also worked for Delcampo Bread in Delaware, the Outer Banks Beach Club in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., the Nags Head Fishing Pier and Walmart of Kitty Hawk. Robert and his wife attended Calvary Chapel Fellowship Church and Ocean View Baptist Church in Kill Devil Hills, as well as Nags Head Church.  Bob was friendly, kind and respected for his sincere work ethic. He is sorely missed by his loved ones.

Robert N. Smith is survived by his wife, Elaine Smith of the Nags Head residence, and her family; and by four sons, Bob (Laura), Glen, Tim, and Bruce (Bobbie) all of West Chester; and five grandsons, Kevin, Chad, Andrew, Brian, and Daniel.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 the evening of Thursday October 9, 2008 with a service at 7 p.m. at the Gallop Funeral Services Chapel in Nags Head. Pastor Rick Lawrenson will officiate.  An additional service will follow in Pennsylvania. Condolences to the family may be sent via the on-line register at