Robert was born in Pueblo, Colo. He graduated from East High School.
Robert is survived by his wife, Betty Smith; his children, Jessica Smith Poulson (Casey), Brandon Smith (Theresa) and James Smith; his grandchildren, Ava and Wyatt Poulson, and Chloe Smith; Robert’s parents, John and Katherine Smith, of Pueblo; his sisters, Bonnie Trujillo, Tawney (Ken) Wilson; his brothers, David (Dawn) Smith, Ira Smith; and several nieces and nephews, also of Pueblo.
The funeral service was held in Pagosa Springs at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 1879 Majestic Drive, on Monday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. Internment followed at Hilltop Cemetery. Following the internment, lunch was served at the church.