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MHEDA Remembers Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Scottdale, GA — MHEDA extends its condolences to the family and friends of Robert Smith, who passed away on May 21 at the age of 91 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Smith opened Atlanta Fork Lifts in 1973 at the age of 55 and became a Toyota forklift dealer in 1977.  Smith continued to work at the company, now known as Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta, until he was 86. Bob is remembered for his willingness to help anyone who needed it. He spent years providing aid to widows and the destitute through the order of nuns at Our Lady of Perpetual Care in Atlanta. He is survived by his wife, Marion; son, Robert Lee Smith Jr.; and five grandchildren, Zachary, Renee, Joshua, Adam and Elizabeth.

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