Charles Steven Smith, 61, of Mary Esther, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Mr. Smith was self-employed as a contractor; served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Edward Smith. He is survived by his mother, Sara Yates Smith; sisters, Susan Shirah, Crystal Gay (Danny), and Roxann Benefield (Ed); stepmother, Mary Smith; aunt, Jan Williams (Bob); cousins, Sid (Leslie) and Sue; nieces and nephews, Travis Shirah (Mendi), Emily and Hailey Gay and Pierce Benefield; very close friends, Ricky Benson (Dana), Dean Gibson and Jim Fenton; and numerous extended family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The
or Wounded Warrior Project.
Memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South.
Faith Chapel Funeral Home South, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com.