TRIBUTES have begun to pour in for Robert Smethurst.

The 36-year-old died after being found unconscious in Luxe Lounge in Bolton on Thursday.

Robert Owen Greenhalgh, aged 31, of no fixed abode, will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of Robert Smethurst. 

 

Tributes have been paid to Robert on Facebook. You can also leave your own tributes at the bottom of this story and we will publish them here.

His wife Amanda said: "My husband and father to our two beautiful angels was the most loving, selfless and supportive man.

"Our family and friends have been utterly destroyed by his loss."

You can leave your own tributes to Robert by contributing on the link below.

 

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Brad Patras

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I still can't believe this is real, you're one of the best guys I've ever met and we connected instantly, you're one of life's true gentlemen and I can't believe this has happened. All strength and love to Amanda and the girls, love you bro

Community contributor

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RIP ❤️ What a horrible world we live in, can’t stop thinking about you and your family you should be here now.

Lorna Seddon

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I am absolutely shocked and saddened by this tragic news. My heart goes out to Amanda and her two beautiful children. From what I hear and see on facebook, Robert was a true gentleman who adored his family and would have done anything for them. R.I.P Rob.

Tracey Mahon

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Always remember you from high school rob so so sad to see that your life has been taken is such tragic circumstances, Rest In paradise Tracey Mahon (Godding)

Tristan Greenhalgh

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I am completely heartbroken to hear this news. Rob was such a great lad and I shared many of laugh with him over the years while working in close quarters. Sending all my love to his family and close friends at this extremely hard time. RIP buddy, taken way too soon. I know you will be missed by so many xxx

Les Smith

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A needless loss of life. A devoted husband and father, Rob will be missed by both his family and friends alike. Rob was loved and respected by all who Knew him Sue & Les

John Richard Rothwell

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Rest in peace . God bless

Michelle A

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I am shocked, saddened and sickened by what happened. My heart is broken for the family. He was a lovely person. Rest in peace Rob. And my thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Christine Gallagher

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God bless and keep you safe Rob. Our prayers are with you, family and friends from across the miles.We are thinking of you all at this tragic time and sending much love to all.

Bolton

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Rip Robert such sad news. Thinking of you and your family x

Christina Green

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Although I did not know Rob. I knew Amanda through work and saw her love for Rob when she spoke of him. I’m so sincerely sorry for your loss as a family. Thinking of you all at this time.

Rachelle Eckersley

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I remain at a loss for words…a true gent, amazing father and devoted husband. If only the world had more Robert Smethursts… An unfair tragic loss of a beautiful human taken from is far too soon! My heart aches for Amanda & their beautiful girls Xxx

Susan picton

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My darling Robert my heart is broken I will love you forever All my love from auntie Susan xxxxx

Lorraine Spellacy

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Utterly devastated to hear the terrible news about Rob . We worked along side Rob for 4 years and he was a genuine lovely man who was devoted to his family . No one should be taken like this with all their life ahead of them . RIP Rob . From all at Nano International

Rachel Eckersley

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There are no words to describe the void Rob will leave in his family and friends lives. The biggest heart and the best hugs. Loved his girls so much, the epitome of a family man. Such a cruel world. Love You Burto x

Ian T

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Loved Rob, known him for a few years and worked with him, he was such a top funny guy - always spoke of his family who he loved dearly - I will miss our banter terribly.. devastated…. Sending out love to your family, friends and loved ones .. RIP mate 💔

Michael Murray

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What a top bloke you was, had many good training sessions with you at Farnworth baths. Rest easy my friend you was taken way too soon x

Heather

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R.I.P Robert gone to soon, sending my condolences to the family in such hard times 💜

Ann Ryan

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RIP Rob thinking of all the family at this heartbreaking time xx

Julie Yates

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The world as lost a true gent..a person that had time for everyone always helping others. He lived for his family and loved his girls so much..he was a very proud dad and husband who had worked so hard to become the best boss/ friend/ little bro ( at work) . Its isn't only a work place it is a family .I don't know how we are going to go on.. I know we have to so Rob's memory will always live on . His work was his baby. We are absolutely devastated and still can't believe it. Till we meet again my friend.❤

Josh Hodgins

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Rest in peace mate so tragic

Chris Lofthouse

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So shocked to hear about this!! Feel for all his family and work family. See you on the other side bro xx

Leah Liddell

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Rest easy up there Robert. Sending lots of love to all the family ❤️

Damian Wild

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Words can not describe how I am feeling lost a great friend, always filled the room with joy and was a pleasure to work with over the years. Taken so very cruelly. My thoughts and love go to his family and Friends. R.I.P Rob x

Julie gallagher

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A lovely lad with so much to live for very well liked by so many left so many people heartbroken 💔

Kirsty heathcote

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Rest in peace rob I can’t believe it what a cruel world we live in I have so many memories of you when me and your Sarah was inseparable as teenagers our holiday to Bulgaria when I was the illegal so many fun happy times you’re going to missed so much my heart goes out to your wife your beautiful children and your mum Jean and your sister Sarah thinking of them all at the awful time

Mary Roderick

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Think of you all in this very sad time

corley g

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Until we meet about rob you was the most loving person ever allways trying to get people up love you brother xx

Justin Grundy

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A tragedy… a disgraceful act that has ripples on the lives of so many who knew him and loved him. Rest in Peace Bert.

Community contributor

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My big brother my best friend life will never be the same without you. U have left a big hole in my heart I will never forget u or get over this feels like a bad dream I can’t wake up from love u so much bro 💔💔

Dot Anderson

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So tragic a young life taken far to soon by another animal on the street thinking if his wife and children and his mum Jean and sister Sarah whom ive grown up with my heart breaks for you all R I P. ROBERT xx

Leah Ramsden

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Rip Rob, a really nice loving dad, husband, brother, son, cousin, cruelly taken by being in the wrong place at the wrong time by some animal who I hope get what he deserves. Thinking of all the family xx

Lee Austin

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Heartbroken devastated been a very good mate since joining secondary school 25 years ago lots of holidays days/nights out memories will last forever. R.I.P brother forever in our thoughts. Love ya mate xx

Emma Rand

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so sorry for the loss of Robert, thoughts are with the family and especially his wife and children. RIP Robert x

Vicky Carroll

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What can I say Rob, you were an amazing Son, Brother, husband, Dad and friend to many. The world will be a little duller for many now, rest well Rob x

Donna

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So sad thinking of your wife and kids 💔💔💔

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Absolute legend top bloke such a shame sleep tight kiddo x