Robert Allan Smith | 1941 - 2016 | Obituary

Robert Allan Smith
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Robert Allan Smith

August 03, 1941 - December 15, 2016

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U.S. VeteranRobert Allan Smith, Age 75, of Millington, MI passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Stonegate Health Care of Lapeer with his family by his side.
Funeral Services well be held at the Mayville United Methodist Church on Tuesday, December 20 at 11 AM with Pastor Carole Brown officiating. Visitation will be at the Avram Funeral Home on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 2-8PM and Tuesday, 10 AM until time of service at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to Mayville United Methodist Church or McLaren Hospice.
Interment will be at the Watertown Township Cemetery with Military Honors will be conducted by the Mayville American Legion Post #181 and the Mayville/Vassar VFW Post 10884. Robert was born August 3, 1941 in Willmar, Minnesota to the late Fred and Ruth (Fanberg) Smith. Robert graduated from Kerkhoven High School, Kerkhoven, MN. Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Vietnam era 1959 – 1962. He married Patricia Leix on April 21,1962 at the Millington United Methodist Church. Robert was the owner/operator of R.A.Smith Trucking.
Robert was a member of Monday Night Men's Bowling league. He loved playing soft ball, motorcycling, traveling with Pat in their motorhome. He was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter Q2 of MI.
Robert is survived by his wife of 54 years Patricia; one sister Beverly Ann Palmquist of Stanton, Iowa; and one brother Elvin (June) Smith of Clarissa Minnesota.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, and brother-in-law Ralph Palmquist.
Friends may share an online condolence at www.avramfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Avram Funeral Home,6028 Lincoln St. P.O. Box 130, Mayville, MI. 48744 Telephone : 989-843-5441

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