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Robert James Smith "Bob", age 83 died Monday June 26, 2017 at the Ryan House in Phoenix, Arizona, days after his daughter Carla died at the same facility.

Bob was born on February 22, 1934 in Canada... raised in Canada and later settled in Michigan. Bob married the love of his life, Mary Miletic on September 26, 1959, in Ontario Canada. Bob and Mary eventually settled in the burgeoning community of Warren, Michigan.

Bob and Mary would raise their two children, Carla and David in Warren, where Bob worked for the Chrysler Corporation. Bob would work for Chrysler for over 30 years before retiring in 1989.

Bob later enjoyed his retirement in Cocoa Beach, Florida... a location he cherished and considered his favorite place, before moving to Phoenix in 2016 to be closer to his daughter.

Robert Smith was the beloved husband of the late Mary (nee: Miletic) Smith, and was the dear father of Dr. David (JoAnn) Smith, and the late Carla Prenger. He is further survived by his son in-law Dr. Erin Prenger, and his cherished grandchildren; Allison (Attly) Aycock, Colin Prenger, Carter Smith, Madison Smith, and Morgan Smith. Also surviving are many loving family members and friends.

A Memorial gathering will be held November 18, 2017, beginning at 10am at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd) in Warren, Followed by a cemetery committal service at Resurrection Cemetery.

Please share memories of Bob at his memory book above.