Robert “Bob” Kent Smith

POYNETTE – Robert “Bob” Kent Smith, age 67, of Poynette, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 7, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

Bob was born on November 15, 1954, in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of Neil and Audrey (Johnson) Smith. He married Jean Marie Wright on February 14, 1976. He worked as head chef at Rex’s Innkeeper for 40 years. Bob enjoyed the outdoors. He was a hunter, fisherman, and golfer.  Bob was also an all-around handyman.

He is survived by his mother, Audrey; wife, Jean; two children, daughter, Melissa (Chris) Spangler and son, Matthew (Sydney-Rae) Smith; grandchildren, Zachary Amburn and Ember Spangler; brother, Greg (Dixie) Smith; sisters, Julie (Randy) Mickelson and Darcie (Dan) Steeves; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Neil and brother, Ned Smith.  

Celebration of Life will be held at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home, Poynette, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Inurnment will be private. A gathering will be held at Rex’s Innkeeper, Waunakee, Wisconsin at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.