Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Robert Edward Smith (April 4, 2020)

Robert Edward Smith, age 85 of Troy, Ohio passed away at 8:20 AM on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Born in Greenville, Ohio on July 23, 1934 to the late Carl G. Smith & Lora I. (Dininger) Smith. Robert was a truck driver and hauled dairy and hay, and also heavy equipment for Champion Papers. He loved to hunt and fish, and was very good at archery. He won many trophies over the years for his archery skills. After serving in the United States Marine Corp he lived in Oregon until moving back to Ohio in 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents: wife Mariam “Mary” Smith: brother Richard Smith: a sister in infancy: and his son Jonathon Smith in infancy.

Survived by his siblings Don & Kim Smith; Ronald & Betty Smith; Barb & Jim Hocker; Shirley & Larry Becker; Judy Force: cousin Donna Miller: many nieces and nephews and extended family.

There are no services scheduled for Robert per his wishes. Arrangements entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com.