Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park

12777 State Road 82, Fort Myers, FL


Robert Elmer Smola

8 July, 19468 June, 2020

Robert Elmer Smola, age 73 of Lehigh Acres, Florida passed away on June 8th 2020. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Yolanda and Elmer Smola.

Robert is survived by his wife, Marian Smola; children, Robert (Michelle) Smola and Alaina McDonald; grandchildren, Ian Smola, Allison Smola, Savannah McDonald and Tycen McDonald; siblings, Joseph and Diana Smola; nephew, Justin (Tasia) Gray and great niece, Stella Gray.

He was a Vietnam Veteran, who received the National Defense Service medal, Vietnam Service medal and Marksmanship (rifle) badge. Robert was a proud member of the VFW. Robert was awarded the “Best Father Award” as nobody could have done better. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and his Harley Davidson Sportster held a very special place in his heart. He also was retired from the State of Pennsylvania as an Operating Engineer.

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, July 2nd at 2:00PM at Lee Memorial Park Cemetery, 12777 State Road 82, Fort Myers, FL, 33913.

For information, please call. 239-334-4880


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, 2 July , 2020


Robert Elmer Smola

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Sue Aho

18 June 2020

Beth, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved Bob. May he Rest In Peace.