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January 22, 2014

Robert A. Smitley

TERRE HAUTE — Robert A. “Bob” Smitley, 61, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Robinson, Ill., passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Union Hospital surrounded by his family. Bob was born in Paris, Ill., to Joseph “Joe” Smitley and Leota Blankenbaker Smitley on Aug. 8, 1952. Bob was the owner of Mattress Liquidators in Terre Haute and Robinson, was a member of The Covenant Church of Jesus Christ and enjoyed spending time with his family and buying and selling cars.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Joseph “Joe” Smitley on Dec. 14, 2012; and a grandson, Justin Rich. Bob is survived by his wife, Rose Foster Smitley, whom he married Aug. 29, 2010, after a 22-year engagement. He also is survived by his mother, Leota Smitley of Robinson; three daughters, Felicia Foster of Robinson, Stacey Taylor and her fiancé Seth Cavins of Terre Haute, and Hiawtha Taylor-Willis and husband Trenton of Indianapolis; two brothers, Steve Smitley and wife Jeanie, and Brent Smitley and wife Diana, all of Robinson; his mother-in-law and father in-law, Oscar M. Foster Sr. and Martha S. Foster of Terre Haute; brothers-in-law; Oscar Foster Jr., Randall Foster and wife Meagan, all of Terre Haute, and Trianito Foster and wife Belinda of Linton; grandchildren, Blake Hale, Nick Hale, Jayden Wilkins, Johnavon Rich, Jeramiah Cavins, Ty Ray Herron, Tyrese Herron, Taliah Herron; a stepgranddaughter, Trenity Willis; nieces and nephews, Stephanie Strader and husband Jon, Beth Nelson and husband Jon, Angie Pfeifer and husband Tom and Brian Smitley and wife Crystal, and other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services are Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at noon EST at The Covenant Church of Jesus Christ, 1108 8th Ave. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. EST Friday at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St. Pastor Clarence Debow will be officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at:

www.greinerfuneralhome.com

 

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