Robert L Smith Obit Oneonta Star 13 July 1964
A. after to the Home be with pastor of- Veterans wife, Gladys brother, Oneonta, Carey, Edna Mrs. several Owl many of in I Miss died Albany at followed Mass de Robert L. Smith Robert L. Smith, 83, formerly of 233 Chestnut Street, died Saturday, July 11, in the Town of Middlefield where lie had resided for the past two years. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, at the Bookhout Funeral Home, with the R e v . Mark S. M. Ray, pastor of the United Presbyterian church, officiating. Burial will be in Maryland cemetery. Mr. Smith was born May 13, 1881 at Bloomville, a son of LeGrand and Mary (Jaroe) Smith. He was first married to Grace M. Beers on September 4, 1901 at Davenport. She died March 27, 1918. On June 2, 1928 he was married to Florence E. Crawford at Maryland. She died August 19, 1960. Mr. Smith had been engaged in farming and had also worked as a painter and paperhang- cr. He had resided in Oneonta for about 13 years and formerly lived in Maryland. Surviving are two sons, LeRoy C. Smith and Egbert N. Smith, Laurens; two daughters, Mrs. Floyd Cross, Prattsville, a n d Mrs. Beatrice Hitchcock, 185 Chestnut Street; a step-daughter Mrs. Albert Lucey, John s o n City; 12 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Friends may call at their convenience. The family will be in attendance from 8 to 9 p.m. Monday.