Mr. Robert Quincy Smalls

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Funeral services for Mr. Robert Quincy Smalls age 99 of Americus, GA will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. in the Chapel of West’s Mortuary in Americus, GA with Rev. Tommie Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at Andersonville National Cemetery.

Mr. Robert Quincy Smalls was born on July 17, 1918 on Cherokee Plantation in Yemassee, SC to the late Mr. Edward White and the late Mrs. Geneva Smalls-White. Mr. Smalls was educated in the public schools of South Carolina and began working on Cherokee Plantation at an early age. He served in the U.S. Military as a Marine and was honorably discharged on November 5, 1945. Mr. Smalls moved to Patterson, New Jersey and worked for the Lackawanna Railroad in Jersey City, NJ. After a long and beautiful life, Mr. Smalls passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, July 22, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Edward Q. Wiley and a grandson Kenneth J. Wiley.

He leaves to cherish his legacy, his devoted wife Mrs. Emma Smalls of Americus, GA; his sister, Elizabeth Kirkland of Savannah, GA, his daughter Josephine Murray of Yernassee, SC; a grandson Reggie Murray of Yemassee, SC; three granddaughters: Kathleen Wiley of Port Wentworth, GA, Melissa Wiley of Virginia Beach, VA and Keisha Murray of Yemassee, SC; his God-daughter, Tiffany Wilbon 'of Americus, GA; a special nephew Clyde Smalls of Yemassee, SC, a devoted friend and neighbor, Zachary Draines of Americus, GA and a host of nieces; nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return your dear one to you.
John 5:28,29


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