Robert George Smith (1947 — 2020)

Robert George Smith, 73, of Edon, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Montpelier. He was born on Jan. 20, 1947, in Wauseon to Kenneth and Margaret (Toker) Smith. Robert graduated from Bryan High School in 1968. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. On Aug. 8, 1975, he married the love of his life, Linda Clark, in Montpelier and she survives.

Robert retired as the plant superintendent from Powers and Sons in Montpelier after 43 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, dirt track racing and woodworking. Robert loved to travel and was able to visit every state in the U.S. except Hawaii. He was a member of the Eagles in Montpelier.

Robert is survived by his wife, Linda Smith of Edon; five children, Teresa (Joe) Lowden, Tammy (Chris) Davis, Tim Guy, Shelby Walters and Allison Taylor; eight grandchildren; one sister, Patti Carr of Bryan; and one brother, Ron Smith of Toledo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Mike “5” Smith.

A private interment will take place for Robert at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier with military honors being presented by the Montpelier Veterans. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier. Memorial contributions may be given to the Williams County Humane Society. Online condolences may be left at

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