Robert "Bob" Ross Smith
Robert Ross Smith of Brussels passed away suddenly at home on Friday, April 19, 2019. Born in South Porcupine on June 3, 1947, he was in his 72nd year.
Bob was the dear brother of James of Stratford; Donald, Ottawa; Rae, St. Marys and Douglas and Colleen, Guelph. He was also loved by his nieces and nephews, Karl, Kenneth, Leif, Kassandra, Jessica, Matthew, Andrew, Shirin, Anisa, Jimmy and John and by many great-nieces and nephews.
Bob was the loving brother-in-law of Susan and Burnelle. He will be missed by many cousins and extended family.
Bob was the beloved son of the late Douglas Smith, who predeceased him in 1956 and Adah (Grasby), who predeceased him in 2009. Bob was also predeceased by his sister Joan, his brother Larry and his sisters-in-law Mary, Aline and Mary.
Bob was a private guy, but genuinely cared about his community and the people in it. He is reunited with his mother, whom he missed dearly.
Friends and family were received at Riverside Funeral Home on Monday, April 29 for visitation prior to the service to celebrate Bob’s life. Interment is to take place in Brussels Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, donations to the Brussels United Church or the Huronlea Volunteer Auxiliary would be appreciated.
Cards of sympathy may be forwarded to Box 340, Brussels, N0G 1H0. Condolences may be left at riversidefuneralhome.ca