OBITUARY

Robert L. Smith

July 1, 1929December 22, 2010

Robert L. “Smitty” Smith, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at Parkview Hospital. Born in Hurst, Ill., he retired from Zollner Corp. after 35 years of service. He was a member of American Legion Post 47 and the VFW 1301. Surviving are his wife, Shirley R.; children, Robert L. Smith, Jr. of Ogden Dunes, Ind., Sherry Lengacher of Leo and David P. (Bekki) Smith of Pine Flates, Tenn; stepson, Robert (Barbara) Weick of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, William Floyd (Ruth Ann) Smith of Johnston City, Ill.; and sister, Shirley Davis of Marion, Ill. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth V.; sister, Irene Calvert; and brothers-in-law, Jack Calvert and Jerry Davie. Service is 2 pm Monday, Dec. 27, 2010 at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. Visitation from 3 pm to 7 pm Sunday, Dec 26, 2010 at the funeral home. Entombment in Covington Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, December 27, 2010
  • Visitation Sunday, December 26, 2010
REMEMBERING

Robert L. Smith

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December 28, 2010

Shirley, So sorry to hear of your loss,I know that you have some rough days ahead. Will keep you in our prayers.
Love Dave & Sally

Debby Demaree

December 27, 2010

Shirley, I am so sorry about your loss. My prayers are with you and the family. Bob was a wonderful man. He will be missed by all.

Sherry Lengacher

December 27, 2010

Dad--Our love for each other is greater than this life on earth. I will see you and mom soon!

Sherry Lengacher

December 27, 2010

Dad--Our love for each other is greater than this life on earth. I will see you and mom soon!!

December 27, 2010

Shirley, Our Sincere Sympathy! thinking of you . Jim & Connie Huffman

Kevin Hite

December 27, 2010

Will miss you Bob, Shirley if you need anything you know where I'm at don't hesitate to call.

Gina Petelle

December 25, 2010

Shirley,Bob will always be in my heart.

December 24, 2010

Shirley , so sorry to hear about Bob,,our thoughts and prayers are with you...Jack and Shirley Meyer

Bob & Mary Rowe

December 24, 2010

There is nothing I can say or do that will lessen the sorrow of his passing. I would hope that all who knew him will rember him and those he leaves behind. Those he influenced will carry his memory with them for life. And if all works out he will meet them on the other side when the time comes.

Joe Snyder

December 24, 2010

Condolences from all of us as we know what your family is going through,
God Bless
Joe & Val Snyder