Robert G. Smith, 84, formerly of Sheffield and Neponset died on Monday, August 2, 2021, at Illinois Veterans Home, LaSalle. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 6th at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, 339 E. Chestnut St, Sheffield. Burial will be in Neponset Township Cemetery, Neponset with military honors. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Legion Post #875, Neponset.
Robert George Smith was born February 16 1937 in Aurora, IL the son of George Washington Smith and Pauline Elizabeth (Brandt) Smith. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1962 during the Korean Conflict in the South Pacific. Robert was a member and past Commander of American Legion Post #875, Neponset.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Marsha Smith, Montgomery, IL: daughter, Sandra Day, Neponset, sons, Scott Beau and Mike Beau, and daughter Theresa Enfield. Also surviving are several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and, sister, Carol (Wayne) Anderson, Yorkville, IL, He was preceded in death by his parents, and 3 sisters, and 2 brothers.
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Neponset American Legion #875 C/O Col. Gary Miller
730 S. East St., Kewanee IL 61443