Obituary: Robert “Bob” Smith
On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, Robert “Bob” Smith, 88, passed away peacefully at his Gilbert, Arizona, home.
A visitation and celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, May 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Falconers Funeral Home, 251 W. Juniper Ave., Gilbert, Arizona, 85233. A Service will be held at the same location at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 15. Bob will be buried with Military Honors following the Service at 1:30 p.m., at the National Memorial Cemetery, 23029 Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85024.
Bob was a Glendale Arizona native, born Feb. 23, 1931.
Bob retired to Prescott, Arizona, after spending his life in the Air Force and Air Guard Service, and in multiple administration positions for the Arizona Glendale Union High School District.
Bob was preceeded in death by both parents; sister, Jean; and brother, Emmett.
Bob is survived by his wife, Mary Ethel; sons, Edward, Fred, Robert, Michael; his twin brother, Bill; brother, John; sister, Cherry Gilliam; 15 grandkids and 13 great-grand kids.
Information provided by survivors.