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Robbie Dean Smythe Jr.

January 27, 1990 ~ June 8, 2021 (age 31)

Obituary

Robbie Dean Smythe, Jr. was born on January 27, 1990 in Cincinnati, OH to Lynniese Shirelle Dickerson and the late Robbie Dean Smythe, Sr, who preceded him in death along with Grandmothers Nadine M. Broadus- Dickerson,and Alma E. Smythe; Grandfather Robert Smythe; Great Aunt Robina P. Broadus-Brooks, Great Uncle David L. Kindell, Troy A. Smythe, Daryl Elliott; Great Grandmothers Gladys E. Broadus-Evans and Lucille M. Dickerson, Niece Raumia T. Dickerson, and Great Uncle Tyrone Broadus

Robbie attended Cincinnati Public Schools. He graduated from Aiken High School.  He attended Ohio Midwestern College where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.  He worked various jobs since high school, but his most recent fulfillment was doing Uber and Lyft.  He brought joy and laughter to all he serviced while driving.  He definitely made a positive impact on people he met. 

Robbie was a phenomenal basketball player. He was known as Rob “Flyt” Smythe. He played semi-pro basketball for Kentucky Enforcers and Cincinnati Crush.  He possessed confidence and a jovial personality on and off the court. He was loved and admired by many.

He loved his children very much.  Any free time he had he spent with them. He often made videos and took many pictures with his children, which showed how much he adored them. 

He leaves to cherish his memories, his children: Cora Hamilton, Derrick Arrington, Cou'rhei Price and Preston Smythe; siblings: Rauci T. Dickerson, Shaunice N. Dickerson, Kevin D. Berry, Khalil O. Dickerson, Kaila A. Dickerson, Jaila R. Dickerson, LaToya Smythe and Branetta LastName; Grandfather: Orlando Dickerson, Sr. (Darlene); Uncles: Orlando Dickerson, Jr, Nathan Dickerson, David Elliott, James Elliott (Tracey), Andrew Smythe, Aunts: Telly Dickerson, Mary Dickerson, Sandra Cameron, Andrea Taylor (Johnny); Extended Family: Antonio Price, Joshua Davis, Aric Watson, Marcus Shears and a host of cousins and close friends.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
New Prospect Baptist Church
1580 Summit Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 19, 2021

11:30 PM to 12:30 PM
New Prospect Baptist Church
1580 Summit Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

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