Robert E. Smith, 89, of Morenci, Mich., died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Bixby Medical Center in Adrian, Mich.
He was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Morenci, the son of Charles and Edith (Borton) Smith.
Robert was a life-long Morenci area resident. He was employed at Fauver Manufacturing in Morenci and retired from American Gage in 1984 with 16 years of service. He served in the US Air Force during World War II and enjoyed writing music and poetry.
Surviving Robert is one niece, Fausta J. Kaso of Spain; one nephew, Harold Allen (and Pat) Smith of Franklin, Tenn., and many great-nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is planned at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Jehovah’s Witnesses in Morenci. Arrangements were made by Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.