Robert D. Smith, age 66 of Walkerville passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at his residence. He was born February 12, 1954 in Granite City, the son of Paul and Verna Mercer Smith. He married Deborah Trebing on April 26, 1971 in Missouri and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Tracy (Kevin Shewmake) Smith, and Tina Smith both of White Hall, two sons, Robert (Amanda) Smith of Roodhouse, Paul Smith of Walkerville, six grandchildren, Douglas Holly, Ashley Shewmake, Chelsea Trowbridge, Brittany Shewmake, Matthew Smith, Kearstan Smith, a great grandchild, Hudson Holly, and five sisters, Leona Tanner, Donna Tanner, Beverly Hildreth, Sue Manninger, and Jan Bailey all of Granite City. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Fran McDade, and five brothers, Larry, Wilbur, William, Louis, and Les Smith.
Robert worked for the Hanor Company for many years, He enjoyed working on old cars, playing his guitar, hunting and fishing, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Graveside funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Pine Tree Cemetery in Patterson. There will be a walk through visitation from 10:00 -11:45 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Liver Foundation. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com