Robert "Bob" Smith
1952 - 2016
Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory
8201 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA
Robert "Bob" Smith


Bob passed away on November 5, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A visitation will be held from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 9 2016 with a Vigil service starting at 7:00 PM at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory in Urbandale. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines.

Bob was born on August 25, 1952 in Trenton, NJ to Robert and Agnes Smith. Bob married Barbara Stevenson on November 22, 1975.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Phoebe (Gregory) Myers, Abigail Smith; and 9 brothers and sisters.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and stillborn son, Robert George.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

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Published by the Des Moines Register on Nov. 8, 2016.
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Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory
8201 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA
Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory
8201 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Francis of Assis
, West Des Moines, IA
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Our thoughts remain with you and your family at this time. We are honored by the trust and confidence you have placed in us during this difficult time.
- The Staff of James J. Dougherty Funeral Home
November 10, 2016
Barb, Phoebe, Gregory and Abby,

Please accept our condolences. We were so sad to hear of Bob's passing. Please know that we are lifting your family up in prayers and holding you close in our hearts. Unfortunately we are out of town and not able to make it to the visitation or funeral. Sending blessings of peace and comfort to all of you.

~Love Todd and Kelley Robinson, Emily and Bailey
Kelley Robinson
November 9, 2016
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
November 8, 2016
Barb, Abby and Phoebe,
We were so shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Bob. We had looked forward to his health returning and a trip to MN. We will miss his smiling face and his optimism. May God give you strength and know you are not grieving alone.
Love, Dave and Sandi Wurster
November 7, 2016
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