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Robert L Smith

November 28, 1930 - November 15, 2018

Robert L Smith

Obituary

Robert L. Smith, 87, formally of Belvidere IL, passed away November 15, 2018, at the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend, IN. He was born November 28, 1930 in Kokomo, IN, the son of Melvin and Dessie (Foshie) Smith. Robert married the love of his life, Joyce Elliott, on April 1, 1950 in Kingsport, TN. He worked and retired from Shappert Engineering as a crane operator after 30 years of service. Robert was passionate about fishing, woodworking, and watching NASCAR. Robert enjoyed his time at his Florida home, spending time on the beach and going for walks. His corky sense of humor and loving care will be missed by all.

He is loved and missed by his children, Diana Weber, Kimberly (Tim) Hyson, Larry (Kay) Smith; grandchildren, Tricia (Brandon) Strege, Brian (Julie) Weber, Robert Hyson, Rachel Hyson, Shera Smith, Ryan Smith; great-grandchildren, Parker, Eden, Hazel, Wyatt, Aiden, Jordan, Lilliana; siblings, Dollie Dishner, Jack Smith, Jay Smith, Betty Shacklee, Joan (Darris) Nickols; special friend, Norma Ross as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; parents; Melvin, Dessie; son, Robin Smith; brother, Ed Smith and son-in-law, Neil Weber.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 26, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL. A visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 prior to service. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial to the American Kidney Foundation. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Monday, November 26, 2018
10:00 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 prior to service.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 26, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.

Belvidere Cemetery

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Ashley & Adrien Raabe & I extend sincere sympathy to the entire family.

Marilyn Hess 2018-11-21T00:08:35

Dear Diana and family:
The loss of a parent is very hard and no one can say it is easy. There many of us out there who send you our thoughts, prayers, and better days are coming and that includes us. We wish you many happy memories of your dad and brighter days to come.

With love,
Gary & Doreen
Caitlin
Chris & Nicole & Rylie

Gary & Doreen Weber 2018-11-19T16:03:11

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