SMITHSON, ROBERT A.; of Waterford; March 27, 2013; age 91; born January 8, 1922 in Anniston, AL. Son of the late Robert and Hazel Smithson; husband of the late Norma Jean Smithson; father of William A. Smithson (Bonnie) and Robert M. Smithson; grandfather of Blake Smithson (Stevie), Samuel Smithson, Sarah Smithson and the late Bradley Smithson; great grandfather of Devon Elizabeth Smithson; brother of Bill Smithson (Charlotte), James Smithson (Rita), Joan and the late Helen Degroff (Bob) ,Betty Ockerman (the late Jim) and Chuck Smithson (Roberta); also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends. Mr. Smithson served in the U.S. Army Air Force during W.W.II and was the owner of Stefanski T.V. He was a member of the Waterford Historical Society, VFW
Heart of the Lakes #1008, and the Pontiac-Waterford Elks Lodge
#810. The family will receive friends at DONELSON, JOHNS AND EVANS FUNERAL HOME, WATERFORD, Wednesday April 3, 2013, 3 to 8 p.m. Interment with honors Great Lakes National Cemetery, Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to West Lake Health Campus.