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“Bobby just had a way with people, he would know what to say to make someone feel better about something, I always enjoyed talking with him. he will...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Jackie Niswonger - Wyoming, MI

2 of 17 | Posted by: wyatt barnes - middleville, MI

“This is your cousin Emil (Tommy) Mattson. I wish I could have spent more time with you. You and your sisters were always my favorite. Loved you...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Emil Mattson - Sault ste marie, MI

“I am so sorry that the family of this dear man has been faced with this loss. My heart goes out to you all. I hope one of my favorite passages in the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Anissa Mixon

“We love you Robert you will always be a son and brother, a precious part of our family. I believe you are enveloped in the love and peace of Jesus,...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: chenoa flick - CO

“Bob, So sorry to hear about your loss. I am out of town but wanted you to know I am thinking of you and your family. With sympathy, Scotty ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Bradley - Grand Rapids, MI

“I am still in shock that your gone. If only you could see what an impact your life has had on so many. You were always there with a kind word, advice...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Sarah Bulthuis - Lowell, MI

“You always knew what to say, and could make someone smile at any givin moment. You will be deeply missed but never forgoton. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Alicia Smith - alto, MI - Friend

“We miss Bobby so much,his time on earth with us was way to short .he was one of my beast friends,as well as family.WE love you Bobby,and will miss...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: chris sydloski - grand rapids, MI

“I used to lived just around the corner from Robert and Angie. Robert was also one of my classmates. Angie and I would hang out when we were younger....Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Rebekah (Bond) Witt - Freeport, MI

“I've known Robert for a while now, and i'm happy that i met him.He has always been a big brother to me and has always been there for me when i needed...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Tabitha J. Vidro - Wyoming, MI

“Just all the little things like a Christmas party or a lunch I remembered him always telling jokes and laughing. I remember him staying with us when...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: allexus barnes - middleville, MI

“He was a very funny and nice man my sympathy goes out to the family ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Felicia Keech

“Just met him; helped with the wedding vows; wish I could have known him better. Sympathy and prayers for his friends and family. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: LuAnn Crim - Perrinton, MI

You'll always be apart of our team buddy. “Most kind and generous heart ever. Always there for who ever needed him, even when it was a hardship for him. We will miss you Robert. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Carrie - Grandville, MI - friend

“Robert was one of my best friends in high school. We would talk on the phone almost every night. We could tell each other everything and help the...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Jenny Parks - Middleville, MI

“Ashley, I am so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers are sent from me to you and to Robert's family. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Kris Ashdown - Elko, NV

Mr. Robert A. Smart, Jr. age 34, of Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 26, 2013.

Robert is survived by his parents, Robert (Ellen) Smart, Sr., and Diane (Chris) Sydloski; his fiancée, Ashley Idema; sisters, Amber (Joseph) Brown, Robin (Matthew) Barnes, Angela Smart and (Tim Eberly); his grandmothers, Patricia Ball, and Angeline Smart; step-brothers, Mearl (Tracy) Rairigh, and Devin (Danielle) Rairigh, and Lance Sydloski; step-sister, Ranell Odegaard; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews.

Robert proudly served in the United States Army.

Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:00 at Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division Ave., Wyoming. Relatives and friends may greet the Smart family at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday. To share a memory, photo or to sign the family's online guest book, please visit