73 year old, Robert E. Smith Sr., of Wheatfield, passed away March 1, 2021 at his home.
On December 18, 1947, in Vincennes, Indiana, Robert was born to Raymond Earl and Ella Mae (Case) Smith. He served in the U. S. Army, and married the love of his life, Dixie J. Tucker, on December 24, 1969. Robert went on to work at Bethlehem Steel for many years. He enjoyed Harley Davidsons and hot rods, and of course his beer.
Robert is survived by his loving family: children: Myra Zane (Duane) Waldrop, Dee Dee Smith-Smart, Robert ‘Bobby’ (Krista) Smith Jr., 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, siblings: Barb (Jerry) Shields, Bill (Jill) Smith, Terry (Patty) Smith, Vickie (Wendel) Patterson and several nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife: Dixie, parents, son-in-law: Jamie Robinson.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana.
There will be a military service at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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