Robert ‘Rob’ Lee Smith

Dec. 9, 1982-May 18, 2022


Robert “Rob” Lee Smith, 39, of Ladoga passed away May 18, 2022, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 9, 1982, to the late Bobby Joe Smith and Evelyn (Benge) Smith. He married Jessica Potts on Nov. 25, 2020. She survives.

Rob was a graduate of Southmont High School. He was a hard working business man who over the years owned automotive businesses in both Tippecanoe and Montgomery counties. He loved old cars, especially Fords, and his passion was restoring those cars. He loved riding his motorcycle “Donna,” and his numerous pets. He was full of love for all livings things.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jessica; children, Grace Elizabeth Smith, Seth Eugene Smith, Maxx Howard Smith, Sophia Nicole Smith and Elija Cole Smith; mother Evelyn “Lynn” Smith; brothers, Adam Smith and Thomas (Layla) Lovins; and many friends and family.

He was preceded in death by father Bobby Joe “Bob”; aunt Vicki Lynn Smith; uncle Donald T. Benge; and grandparents, Robert L. and Betty Phelps and Donald and Patricia Benge.

Funeral service for Rob will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Ladoga Christian Church, 124 W. Elm St., Ladoga, with Pastor Nick Butcher officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his father in Stoner Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at the church prior to the funeral service. Servies & Morgan Funeral Home has been entrusted with Rob’s funeral arrangements.

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