Transportation 08

Robert L. Smith

November 25, 1941 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 80)


SALEM – Robert L. Smith, 80, died Friday, April 1, 2022 at Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was born November 25, 1941 in Salem, son of the late Harry and Letha (Venadle) Smith.

Robert worked at Colfor Manufacturing in Salem as a machinist for 15 years. He was a Christian by faith. Robert enjoyed cars, trucks and his John Deere tractor.

His wife, Nancy (Koons) Smith whom he married October 27, 1978 preceded him in death January 7, 2019.

Survivors include two daughters, Sarah (Justin) Perry and Erin Pitts, both of Salem; brother, Jerry Smith of Salem; eight grandchildren, Hannah, Nicholas, Halle, Hattie, Cooper, Harper, Owen, and Nolan.

Friends and family will be received from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at Stark Memorial.

Funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. John Bush officiating. Burial will be at Hope Cemetery.

If unable to attend you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

To view Robert’s obituary, send flowers or condolences, visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert L. Smith, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Robert L. Smith
© 2022 Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility