Robert L. "Smitty" Smith, Jr., of White City, Ore., passed away Thursday, November 18, 2010, at the V.A. Domiciliary. He was born to Thomas Garzan and Elizabeth Anne Garzan, on June 15, 1949, in Alexandria, La.

Smitty served in the U.S. Marine Corp., from 1969 until 1972. While in the service he was stationed in Cuba, Okinawa, and Vietnam. He was a member of the Catholic parish at the V.A. Domiciliary and enjoyed fishing and reading.

Smitty is survived by his sister, Cheryl Lambert; and mother, Elizabeth Anne Garzan. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Garzan.

A Mass funeral service will be held Monday, November 29, 2010, at the V.A. Domiciliary Chapel, at 9:00 a.m. A graveside service will follow at the Eagle Point National Cemetery, at 11:00 a.m.

Smitty, there were many paths, but one journey. Rest in peace, "Bull Goose Gander."