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Robert H. Smith

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Robert H. Smith Obituary
Robert H. Smith

AGE: 95 • Newark

Robert Harry Smith, age 95, of Newark, DE, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014. Robert played college basketball for Fenn College (now Cleveland State). Robert was a plank owner and officer on the US Navy destroyer USS Hale in the Pacific Theatre from 1943-45. He was a proud member of the "Greatest Generation". Robert was a self- employed roofing contractor who lived and loved life. He especially cherished the times spent at home and on the Elk River with his grandchildren. He was a social member of Cavaliers Country Club and loved his Friday night dinner dates.

Robert is survived by his daughter, Kerry S. Sanderson (Phil) with whom he lived; his son, Brad T. Smith (Dianne); 4 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Smith; and son, Kent D. Smith.

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Published in The News Journal on Apr. 6, 2014
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