Robert L. Smith, Sr.

June 13, 1943 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 78)


Robert L. Smith, Sr., 78, of South Bend, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, in Memorial Hospital.

Bob was born June 13, 1943 in South Bend to the late Leslie A. and Emma Louise (Crawford) Smith. He lived in the South Bend and Mishawaka area his entire life. He was employed for over 30 years with Waste Management.

Bob is survived by four children, Dawn (John) Gibson, Tony Smith, Rachel (Cayson) McDonald and Robert L. Smith, Jr.; a sister, Martha; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by a brother, Duane; and a sister, Phyllis.

There will be no public services.

Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka.


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