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Robert Eugene Smith, American minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1946. Recipient Life Service award Southwest Baptist College, 1965.


Smith, Robert Eugene was born on February 28, 1931 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of William and Inez Elizabeth (Slagel) Smith.


Bachelor, William Jewell College, 1952. Bachelor's Degree, Southern Baptist Seminary, 1957. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Seminary, 1973.

Doctor Ministry, Eden Seminary, 1974.


Student pastor, various churches, Missouri, Kentucky, 1948-1957;pastor, Ballwin (Missouri) Baptist Church, 1957-1960;missionary, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Brazil, 1960-1967;pastor, Green Trails Baptist Church, Chesterfield, Missouri, 1967-1970;pastor, King Hill Baptist Church, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1971-1972;pastor, First Baptist Church, Coral Springs, Florida, 1972-1976;pastor, First Baptist Church, Nickerson, Kansas, 1977-1981;pastor, Peace/Trinity United Church of Christ, Hudson, Kansas, 1982-1990;pastor, First Congressional United Church of Christ, Lebanon, Missouri, since 1991. Instructor in religion Broward County Community College, Pompano Beach, Florida, 1972-1976. Adjunct Professor church history Midwestern Baptist Seminary, Kansas City, Missoury, 1979-1980.

Member of faculty Sterling College, Sterling, Kansas, 1980-1983. Moderator Center Baptist Association, 1981-1983. President Western Association United Ch.Christ Kansas, 1984-1985.

President Kansas-Oklahoma Conference United Church Christ, 1987-1989. Member Administration Commission Missouri Conference United Church Christ, since 1991.


  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1946.


Member Coral Springs Civic Association, 1973-1976, Hudson (Kansas) Community Club, 1983-1990, Stafford County (Kansas) Mental Health Board, 1984-1990. Member home health advisory board Breech Memorial Hospital, Lebanon. Member Council for Prevention Family Violence, Laclede, Colorado.

Member Alban Institute (professional), Rotary.


Married Eulene Opal Smith, May 27, 1949 (divorced November 1976). Children: Stanley Paul, Ronald Eugene, Terry Douglas, Brian Lee. Married Dolores Mae Kile, May 20, 1978.

William Smith

Inez Elizabeth (Slagel) Smith

Eulene Opal Smith

Dolores Mae Kile

Stanley Paul Smith

Ronald Eugene Smith

Terry Douglas Smith

Brian Lee Smith