Robert Joseph Smith, 68, of Grove City, passed away unexpectedly while working on his camp in Marienville on November 6, 2019.
Born December 29, 1950 in New Castle, Bob was the son of the late Joseph and Clara Smith.
Bob graduated from Slippery Rock High School then Paul Smith College. He served in the US Army and worked as a lineman for Penn Power until his retirement.
On April 11, 1974 Bob married Marlene Bonanni who survives.
Bob was a member of the Grove City Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed working in the yard, doing landscaping and he loved woodworking. Bob made beautiful stands, picture frames, hutch cupboards, tv stands, bedroom suits and many other things. He was always busy he never liked to sit still. Another one of his favorite pastimes was bird hunting with his faithful German Shorthaired Pointer, Dusty.
Along with his wife Bob is survived by his children Ryan Smith and his wife Christy of Grove City, Timothy Smith and his wife Samantha of Plumas Lake, CA and Bobbi Jo Burkett and her husband Rob of Grove City; his grandchildren Zachary Smith of Grove City, Kyle Minner of Grove City, Maria Minner of Grove City, Ethan Smith of Plumas Lake, CA, Nicholas Paige of Plumas Lake, CA, Autumn Burkett of Grove City, Jamie Burkett of Grove City and Rob Burkett of Grove City, Also surviving are Bobs two sisters Loie Varner and her husband Rick of Los Gatos, CA, and Terry Wogan and her husband Tom of Virginia Beach, VA, and his brother Garth Smith of Portland, OR.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Clara Smith.
Family will welcome friends at the Jamison McKinley Funeral Home, 117 North Main Street, Harrisville on Monday, November 11, from 3 to 5 pm. A memorial service will take place at 5 pm in the funeral home with Pastor Lester Rowan and Pastor Kenton Shaw co-officiating.
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