Austin Robley “Rob” Smith, Jr

Austin Robley “Rob” Smith, Jr

Birth
Death 8 Aug 2007 (aged 70)
Lacey, Thurston County, Washington, USA
Burial Kent, King County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 27246159 · View Source
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OBITUARY:
Austin "Rob" Smith, Jr., 70, a 12-year resident of Lacey, Washington, died of natural causes while at home on August 8, 2007. He was born on August 6, 1937 to Austin and Vivian Smith. Rob graduated from Halliday High School in 1955 and from the University of North Dakota in 1959. In September of 1957 he married Amanda Frank, who survives. From 1959 to to 1965, Rob was a helicopter pilot in the United States Army, serving in Vietnam. After his military service, he became a pilot for United Airlines. His interests included golf, bonsai, and spending time with family and friends. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. In addition to his wife, Amanda, Rob is survived by his son, Austin R. "Rob" Smith III, of Olympia, Washington; three daughters, Leslie Smith (Zachary), of Puyallup, Washington, Lynn Manning (Steve), of Federal Way, Washington, and Lisa Kraft (Michael), of Seattle, Washington; sister, Sheila Wald; and seven grandchildren,Brenden, Nicholas, Ian, Austin, Connor, Heather, and Lucas. A celebration of Rob's life will be held at his son Rob's house on Sunday, August 12, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. For more information, call (360) 754-2800. A graveside committal service with military honors will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2007, at the Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th Street, Kent, Washington, 98042. All are welcome to attend both services. Please leave condolences online at: www.funeralalternatives.org/ Arrangements with Funeral Alternatives of Washington, (360) 753-1065. (The Olympian, Friday, August 10, 2007, Page B2)


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  • Created by: Gwen Nolte
  • Added: 1 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27246159
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Austin Robley “Rob” Smith, Jr (6 Aug 1937–8 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27246159, citing Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Gwen Nolte (contributor 46513286) .