March 14, 1946 – Feb. 22, 2013
Robert “Bob” Smith, a lifelong resident of Yolo County, passed away at his home in Woodland on Feb. 22, 2013. He was a graduate of Woodland High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1968. He worked for 30 years at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, followed by 10 years with 3M Corporation in the Animal Care Division. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Laurie, and his mother, Marjorie Chapman of Chico. He also leaves behind three sisters Paula (Kirk) McClosky and Donna Looney of Chico and sister Jody (Tom) Wade of Woodland. He also will be missed by stepsons Jory Iverson of Windsor, and Scott (Heather) Williams and Kris Williams, both from Roseville. He was the much-loved uncle of Laurel (Scott) Weeks and Ed (Carrie) Wade, both of Woodland. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Smith; stepfather, Harold Chapman; and sister, Nancy Smith.
There will be a Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Nazarene Church, 100 Woodland Ave. in Woodland. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in Bob’s name to the Yolo Adult Day Health Center or to a charity of their choice.