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Robert E Smalley

July 27, 1926 — July 10, 2023

Newton

Robert E. Smalley 96, died July 10, 2023 at his Newton residence. He was born July 27, 202 in Newton, Kansas to Eugene O and Abbie (Powell) Smalley. He married Carroll Royston at First United Methodist Church in Newton and she preceded him in death on December 1, 2018.

Robert was a long time active member of the First United Methodist Church in Newton. He owned and operated Smalley's T.V. and Marine repair as well as selling real estate through Smalley Realty.  He served his country in WWII in the Merchant Marines.

He is survived by his daughter Susan (Leon) Scott; sons Mike (Kendra) Smalley and David (Barbara) Smalley; one brother Norman (Barbara) Smalley. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son Jeff Smalley and one brother Jack Smalley

Funeral Service is 10:00 a.m., Wednesday July 19, 2023 at First United Methodist Church in Newton with The Reverend Kim Andrews presiding.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday evening at Petersen Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery Newton.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or First United Methodist Church and left in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Petersen Family Funeral Home

215 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

801 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114

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