Robert L Smith

May 14th, 1920 to May 19th, 2013
Robert L. Smith, 93, of Wayne, Michigan, died Sunday, May 19, 2013.

He was born May 14, 1920 in Ionia to the late Leo and Luella Smith. He married E. Kathleen Orser on July 3, 1942 in Ionia.

Mr. Smith was an accountant with the Michigan Oven Company prior to his retirement in 1985. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served on the Wayne City Recreation Board for 55 years. He was an avid Tigers Fan and enjoyed working for the Tigers during Spring Training in Lakeland.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Kathleen; three children, Kayla (Ken) Vineyard, Douglas Smith and Greg (Barbara) Smith; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a sister, H. Yvonne Smith.

A memorial visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Wayne Activity & Banquet Center, 35000 Sims Ave. Wayne, MI 48184. A brief service to celebrate his life will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Wayne.

Memorials may be made to the Wayne Golden Hour Club c/o Parks and Recreation Dept. 4635 Howe Rd. Wayne, MI 48184.

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