Cdr Robert SmithCdr. Robert G. Smith, USN (Ret.)
Resident of San Jose
The family of Commander Robert G. "Bob" Smith, USN (Ret.), announces his passing on June 30, 2011. A native of Redding, CA, born Sept. 26, 1927. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Fran, the former Frances M. Ricci of Groton, CT; his daughter Carol Knowles (Robert) and sons, Donald and Douglas; grandchildren Alexander and Daniella Smith and Roxanne and Juliana Knowles; nephews David Smith and Steven Smith (Bonnie).
A retired Naval Officer (Submarine Service), and an employee of Lockheed Missiles Space Corp. (retired). He was on the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America and served many years as Recording Secretary.
Memorial donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund Silicon Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association of America, PO Box 2, Moffett Federal Airfield, CA 94035-0002. Or to Hospice of the Valley, 4850 Union Ave., San Jose, CA 95124-5156.