Robert Olin Smith, 100, Vero Beach

Robert Olin Smith, 100, died Feb. 21, 2011, at VNA Hospice House.

He was born in Washington, D.C., and had been a resident of Vero Beach for more than 25 years, coming from his birthplace.

He was a veteran of the Army, having served during World War II.

Before retirement, he co-owned, along with his siblings, O.F. Smith and Brothers, which was a development construction company based in Bethesda, Md.

He was a lifelong member of Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.

Survivors include his brother, John D. Smith, of Annapolis, Md.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Orville, William, Mildred and Muriel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dogs for Life, P.O. Box 650023, Vero Beach, FL 32965.

A private memorial service will be at a later date.

Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach.

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