Eddie Charles Smith(1950 - 2013)

Former Salinas Resident

Eddie Charles Smith

Eddie Charles Smith, formerly of Salinas, passed away January 15, 2013, in Marietta, GA. He was born July 12, 1950 to Eddie Smith and Rebecca Wilson Smith in Shreveport, LA.

Eddie grew up in the San Francisco area. He worked for California Water for more than 30 years and was known as the "Water Man". Eddie also owned Smith Janitorial Service.

Eddie was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Smith; brother, Robert Smith; wife, Laura Smith and his only son, Kevin Smith.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Rebecca Smith of Eugene, OR; sister, Jocelyn LaMar of Eugene, OR; brother, Ken (Stephanie) Smith of Las Vegas; one nephew, five nieces and his ex-wife, Mae Smith of Salinas, the mother of his only son, Kevin; along with a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11 a.m., at St. James C.M.E. Church, 285 Calle Cebu St., Salinas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kevin Smith Scholarship Fund, Golden One, Salinas; acct. #1004372.

Published in The Salinas Californian from Apr. 27 to May 3, 2013