SMITH Charles Edward Smith, Sr. passed away on October 19, 2012. He was born on September 29th, 1965 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Charlotte Bass Smith and the late James H. Smith. Charles leaves to cherish his memories, his loving and devoted wife Christina; one son Charles, Jr.; three stepchildren, Terrance of Jacksonville, FL, Keneisha of Charleston, SC and Kentrell of St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Monger, Luita Williams and Beverly Bogan; two nephews of Indianapolis; sisters-in-law, Valerie of Jacksonville, FL and Kim (Walter) of Riverhead, NY; brothers-in-law, Robert (Lisa) of Ashburn, VA, Theodore (Althea) of Jacksonville, FL and Christopher of Riverhead, NY. He also leaves a loving mother-in-law, whom he affectionately called Momz , and two very close friends, Eric and Greg; and a host of other relatives and friends. A Homegoing Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 25th in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home, with Pastor Claude Matthews officiating. Please visit our online Tribute at Services under the direction and care of: Please Sign the Guestbook @

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Oct. 24, 2012