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Charles Smith

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Charles A. Smith, Jr. (Smitty)

A long time resident of Redondo Beach, passed away quietly in March at the age of 86. Charles was born in South Gate, CA to Charles Sr. and Thelma Smith. He attended Redondo Union High School. Charles started his career in aerospace with North American Aviation, continuing with, and retiring from Rockwell. One of his joys was working as a handyman while building many friendships. Charles loved traveling to different casinos to play "Let It Ride" and enjoyed the slot machines immensely.
Charles was preceded in death by his wife Janie of 63 years, his brother, David and recently by his sister, Bonnie Roberts of Redondo Beach. He is survived by Barry and Suzanne Smith, Brenda and Philip Perdue, and Suzanne and Robert Ahuli and their families,
A celebration of life will be held 4:00pm on April 9th at Rice Mortuary in Torrance immediately followed by a reception. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze from Apr. 5 to Apr. 7, 2016
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