Robert B. SMITH

October 4, 1925 ~ August 16, 2008

Mr. Robert B. "Bob" Smith, of Farmington, passed away early Saturday morning, Aug. 16, 2008, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center, Farmington, at the age of 82 years, 10 months & 12 days. Robert was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Farmington, to Lee Edward Smith & Lucinda Lee 'Green' Smith. Also preceded-in-death by 2 Sisters, Mary Jane Smith, in-infancy & Rachel Hinkle. Also, 1 Brother, Edward Smith, at birth.

Robert was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Farmington; a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII & a Lifetime member of the Norman L. Rigdon VFW Post #5896, of Farmington.

Survivors Include : his WIFE, Dorothy M. 'Thomas' Smith, of Farmington. 1 DAUGHTER: Jane Ann 'Mrs. Mark' Basler, of Farmington. 2 SONS: Glenn Joseph (& Carla) Smith, of Shelbyville, KY; George Alan Smith, of Farmington. 1 SISTER: Betty 'Mrs. William' French, of Cape Girardeau, MO; Also surviving are 4 Grandchildren & 2 Great-Grandsons.

Visitation : Monday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Memorial Service : Monday, 1:00 p.m.

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. David Oddi officiating.

Memorials to: * St. Paul Lutheran Building Fund; * The Craig Thomas Fund &/or * Donor's Choice.

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  1. Glen, I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your father. You and your family have our deep sympathy. I know what you are going through in that I have lost both of my parents in the last few years. It seems like it was just yesterday that I had him as a teacher. I'm sorry but I will not be able to attend any of the service. You and your family will be in our prayers. Keith and Pam Hunt

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We enjoyed the tribute to Uncle Bob. It was very nice.

  3. Dear Dorthy and Family, So sorry to hear about your loss. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. Sandy

  4. Dorothy, I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing. My prayers are with you. May God comfort you with his love. Tom Hampton

  5. Dorothy, Glenn, Jane & George, Know that I am thinking of all of you today and that you are in my prayers. I will always cherish the many good times & great memories we had together. I loved him very much. Lu Ann

  6. George, I am so sorry to hear about your dad..I couldnt make it because had a dr appointment in St. Louis. God Bless you and your family. I want you to know I will always appreciate and love ya for caring and being a good friend to my brothers. I love ya like another brother..Friends forever.Barb

  7. George and family, Sorry to hear of your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

  8. Dorothy and Family, Regret we were unable to come to visitation and funeral home. We will remember Bob and you and family in our prayers. With sympathy, Warren & Mary Lou Lodholz

  9. Glenn and family, Just wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Glenn, if you are ever in Atlanta, give us a call. Thinking of you. Rita and John Horton

  10. Dorothy, Glenn, Jane, & George; Out sympathy to all of you for your loss, May God be with all of you as He is w/ Bob.

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