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Robert "Bob" Smith

June 21, 1959 — August 25, 2022



Robert “Bob” H. Smith, age 63, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 25, 2022. Bob was born on June 21, 1959, to Earl & Dorothy (Lowery) Smith.  Following his wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial celebration of life will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Yorkville Community Church - 11523 East D Ave. Richland, MI.  

Bob’s Family includes his wife of 32 years, Kimberly; three children: Melinda (Derek Synder) Smith, Robert E.L. (Filena) Smith, Katelynn Smith; four grandchildren; his siblings: Linda Smith, Roy Smith, William Smith, Mary Jo Briggs and Jean Sauer as well as several nieces and nephews.  Bob was proceeded in death by his parents, his brother Earl and his sister Elizabeth Ann.

Bob graduated from Plainwell High School in 1977.  After high school, he worked at Murco.  Later he got a job at Wright Coating Technologies where he retired on July 15, 2022.  Bob loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren.  He was a hard worker and good provider.  In his limited spare time, he loved to fish and did a little hunting.  

While visiting Bob’s webpage at please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family. The family is being assisted by Avink McCowen Secord Funeral Homes, Plainwell Chapel; 120 S. Woodhams St. in Plainwell.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Yorkville Community church

11523 E D Ave, Richland, MI 49083

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