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 Robert E Smith

Robert E Smith

Birth
Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 20 Oct 2011 (aged 77)
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 79136097 · View Source
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MUNCIE--Robert E. Smith, 77, passed away late Thursday evening, October 20, 2011, following an extended illness at the Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 31, 1934 in Marion, the son of Horace and Marcella (Corn) Smith.

Robert married the love of his life, Patricia (Caudill) Smith of August 17, 1956, in Grant County, IN. Mr. Smith had worked in the maintenance dept. of Jefferson-Smurfit Corporation for 35 years, retiring in 1996. He then became part of the grounds maintenance crew at Elm Ridge Cemetery for five years. Robert was a member of the UFCW Union Local #700, enjoyed playing bingo, riding motorcycles, NASCAR and sports. More specifically, he followed women's basketball and softball.

Besides his wife of 55 years, Patricia, he is survived by three sons, Robert Smith (wife-Karen), Hartford City, Randy Smith (wife-Robin), Farmland, and Richard Smith, Dunkirk; two grandsons, John Smith, North Carolina, and Jacob Smith, Hartford City; four granddaughters, Jessica Blake (husband-Brad), Belinda Smith, both of Muncie, Amy Smith, Anderson, and Natasha Rhodus (husband-Travis), Parker City; two step-granddaughters, Melisa and Katie; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Francis Ellis, Anderson, and Mary Keihn, Muncie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Eldora Gay Smith in 1982; and two sisters, Ion Davis and Jenny Pitcock.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011, 1 p.m. at the Parson Mortuary with Pastor Rusty Clements officiating. Burial will follow in the Elm Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. and again on Monday from 12 p.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of http://www.parsonmortuary.com.

THE MUNCIE STAR PRESS
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011


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  • Maintained by: Natasha
  • Originally Created by: Jane
  • Added: 23 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79136097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert E Smith (31 Jul 1934–20 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79136097, citing Elm Ridge Memorial Park, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Natasha (contributor 48811984) .