Robert William Smith, 65, of Utica, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 8, 2022. He was born in Utica on February 13, 1956, a son of the late William and Lillian (Kahler) Smith. He was educated in Utica schools and was employed at the Utica Auditorium for many years.
Robert enjoyed the outdoors and loved to hunt, fish and camp.
He is survived by a daughter, Kathleen Lasher; siblings, Barbara Banas (Wayne), Gary Smith, Ronald Smith, Dave Smith (Cindy), Terry Smith (Kathy), Linda Smith, Tim Smith (Dawn), Mark Smith (Tonya); three grandchildren, Destiny, Taylor and Damien; special friends, Phil Donlon (Maria), Cecelia Labuz and Don Bienkowski (Katrina); and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister-in-law, Michelle Smith, and a brother-in-law, Warren Simpson.
Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 4-6:00 p.m. at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.