Robert Morrison SMITH

July 18, 1925 ~ August 5, 2009

Mr. Robert Morrison Smith passed away early Wednesday evening, August 5, 2009, at the Alexian Brothers Lansdowne Village, in St. Louis, at the age of 84 years & 17 days. Robert was born on July 18, 1925, in Detroit, Michigan, and was the son of Milford A. Smith and Grace Catherine 'Morrison' Smith. Robert was a Credit Manager at The Caine Steel Company while residing in St. Charles, Missouri.

Robert was: * a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Farmington; * a member, 4th Degree Knights-of-Columbus in St. Charles, Missouri, having served as Grand Knight; * he was active in the Boy Scouts when his children were growing up in St. Charles; * he volunteered at the Food Pantry in Farmington.

Survivors Include : 1 daughter, Helen M. (Mrs. Bryce) Cripps, of Columbia, MO; 4 sons: Robert Morrison (& Julie) Smith, Jr., of Florissant, MO; Charles M. (& Christy) Smith, of St. Peters, MO; Col. David M. (& Suzanna) Smith, of Maple Hill, NC; Thomas M. (& Kim) Smith, of Farmington. The Mother of his Children: Betty D. 'Striebel' Smith, of Columbia, MO. 1 Sister: Margaret Jo 'Mrs. John E. (Jack)' Johnson, of Louisville, KY.

Visitation : Saturday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at TAYLOR Funeral CHAPEL

Mass : Saturday, 11:30 a.m., August 8, 2009

at : St. Joseph Catholic Church, Farmington, with Fr. James Dyer officiating.

Interment : New Calvary Cemetery, Farmington

Memorials : Masses Preferred &/or to Alexian Brothers Lansdowne Village of St. Louis

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  1. Tom, So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. May God be with you and your family. Beverly Dodson

  2. Tom, My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May God bless you and help you through it. Connie Jones

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