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Robert "Bob" D. Smith

February 13, 1936 January 5, 2022
Robert "Bob" D. Smith
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" D. Smith

Mr. Robert D. “Bob” Smith, 85, of Barry, IL, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, in his home.

He was born February 13, 1936, in Beverly Twp., Adams County, IL, to Paul & Frances (Stroheker) Smith. They preceded him in death.

He married Judith Burgdorff November 24, 1955, in Barry. She preceded him in death on March 30, 1983.

He married Rosemary Morrow April 14, 1984, in Barry. She survives in Barry.

In addition to his wife Rosemary, he is survived by 9 children, Stacy (husband Gary) Nation of Pittsfield, IL, Robert Craig Smith of Knoxville, TN, Kelly (husband Ed) Wood of Chatham, IL., Laurie (husband Jay) Brace of Barry, IL, Stewart Todd (wife Kelly) Smith of Great Falls, MT, Bethany (Pete Summers) Murphy of Carlinville, IL, Gina (husband Derek) Hulett of Peoria, IL, Stephanie (husband Kevin) Sydenstricker of Palmyra, MO, and Gayle (husband Mike) Brinkman of Chapin, SC, 21 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 1 sister Sharon Main of Barry, IL.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by 1 brother William Smith and a daughter-in-law Ellie Smith.

Bob enjoyed softball, hunting, traveling, was an avid golfer and a St. Louis Cardinal fan. He had been Barry School Board President several times. Bob had served as a Navy Reservist from 1953 to 1961. He was employed at Gardner Denver for 49 years and later as their consultant for 12 years. He was a member of the Barry United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

8

Jan

1:00 PM 1/8/2022 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/8/2022 2:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Jan

2:00 PM 1/8/2022 2:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Main St.
Barry, IL 62312

Main St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

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