Bob Smith

Smith: Robert Alfred “Bob”

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Bob surrounded by his loving wife and children at the West Haldimand Hospital, Hagersville on Monday June 8. 2015 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband and best-friend of 51 years to Mary Lou (Walker) Smith. Loving father of Dennis and Dana, Wendy and Eric, and Dale and Anne. Dear Papa of Travis and Courtney, Rylee, Kelly and Josh, Jodie, Julie, Danni, and Brody. Great grandpa of Ben, and Hayden. Brother of Don and Jean Smith, and Eleanor and Earl Piette. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by daughter-in-law Patti; parents, Vincent and Helen (Best) Smith, and sister Doreen and her husband Jack Daniels. Bob was retired from Stelco Steel as a Millwright after 42 years. He was a devoted Trustee and member of Oneida United Church, member of the Gore Cemetery Board, was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed playing cards, dedicated countless hours as a coach and executive member with minor sports and loved his community. The family will honour his life with visitation at the Hyde & Mott Chapel, R.H.B. Anderson Funeral Homes Ltd., 60 Main Street, South, Hagersville on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will be held on Thursday June 11, 2015 at 4 p.m. Cremation to follow with burial of cremated remains to be held at the Gore Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Oneida United Church or the Charity of your choice.


Posted by Cheryl Skraba on
Deepest sympathy to the entire Smith family. Thank goodness for memories which I know you's have a lot of. Much love and prayers of comfort to help heal your hearts. Xoxo love the Skraba family!
Posted by Ronda DeBoer on
Dennis, Dana, Travis and Rylee: Sorry to hear of the passing of your dad and grandfather. Thoughts and prayers for your entire family during this difficult time.
Posted by Scott Smith on
Sorry to hear of the loss of Bob. A great man, great parent and role model. He left a positive mark on the Haldimand community, and he will be missed. With sympathy. Scott, Toni and the rest of the Smith family.
Posted by Teresa Miller on
May your wonderful memories and the love of friends and family help you during this difficult time. With sympathy, Duane (Duey)and Teresa Miller and family.
Posted by Teresa Humphreys on
So many great memories of Uncle Bob growing up, Always sporting that beaming smile, with a great sense of humor.
To my Aunt Mary Lou
Each soul leaves a legacy of love...
Each memory a bridge to comfort
And connect one heart to another forever
Posted by Gary and Kim Bacher on
Mary Lou, Dennis, Dale and families: So sorry to hear of the passing of Bob. Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.
Posted by Charlie Adams on
Dennis, So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. My thoughts and prayer are with you.
Mary Lou and Family:
We are so sorry to here of the loss of Bob a friend and team mate whom made great memories.Our thought and prayers are with you.
Posted by Glenn & Sandra Cherry on
Mary Lou & Family - Deepest Sympathy - Words may not ease your pain, or the sorrow that you bear. But may you find comfort in knowing that others care. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Ken Poole on
Dennis: sorry to hear of the loss of your father, my condolences during this difficult time.
Posted by Bill & Sharon Prince on
Mary Lou & Family - Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Bob was a great friend, team mate and a great person all around. our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Posted by Enzo Garritano on
Dennis, on behalf of my family and IHSA, my deepest sympathies and condolences for the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Posted by Brenda & Doug Dreier on
So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our condolences to you Mary Lou and your family. Bob was a wonderful person that touched a lot of lives.
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