Charles L. Smith(1956 - 2014)

Charles L. Smith, 57, rode into glory Friday, April 18, 2014. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at 344 Mark St. in Perrin. Charles was born Dec. 5, 1956, to Eunice and Charles J. Smith in Oberlin, Kan. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. Charles enjoyed prospecting, traveling, fishing and riding his bike. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother. Rang-a-tang will be greatly missed by his family and friends, especially BFMC Chapter 79 and all his BFMC Brothers. Survivors: Those left with enduring memories are his wife, Cheryl Smith; sons, Charles A. Smith (Brooke) and Steven R. Smith (Tiffany); daughters, Joanie M. Smith (Jeff), Marisa Hanson (Todd) and Cristina L. Roach (Kyle); grandchildren, Bianca Leah Hanson, Abigail Renee Sivret, Lilliana Khrystine Roach, Andrew James Smith, Jeffrey Ware Sivret and Ariah Linn Smith; sisters, Ann Hanson, Karen Walz and Lori Snapp; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 23, 2014