Robert John Smith

November 23, 1933May 12, 2019

Robert John Smith, 85, of Loves Park passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Born November 23, 1933 in Rockford. Son of John and Mildred (Bower) Smith. Veteran of the United States Army. United in marriage to Judy Moore on October 5, 1957. Together they shared 57 loving years until her passing on June 27, 2014. Employed by Cotta Transmission for 30 plus years until his retirement. Robert found enjoyment in going to garage sales to find various treasures, spending time with his family especially the grandkids swimming in their pool and grilling out.

Survived by his children, Kurt (Monica) Smith, Kelly (Scott) Stoker; grandchildren, Drake and Rakel Stoker; special friend, Barb Nielson. Predeceased by his parents; wife, Judy; sister, Betty Sundberg.

Private Family services were held. Entombment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens. To share a condolence


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mike moore

May 16, 2019

Kurt & Kelly

We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was always so fun to be around. i am sure he has joined Judy in a better place.

Mike & Brenda Moore

Cal Powers

May 14, 2019

Rest In Peace Bob. Had some good times in your years at Cotta and in your retirement. Always found something to laugh and joke about. My condolences to the family.

Calvin (Cal) Powers