Charles "Steven" Smith
72 - passed away on December 23, 2020 at his home in California. He was born on October 6, 1948 in Louisville, KY to Charles R. Smith and Joyce Shaughnessy, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his dad, Glenn Shaughnessy and brother Mark Smith.
He was a Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam war as a radio operator on the USS Canberra. He worked for Pacific Bell from where he retired in 1994.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years and best friend, Peggy Smith; his children Chris Smith (Renee), Susie Cimadoro, Christopher Maine, Misty Butler (David) and six grandchildren. 8 siblings, Patricia Salmon (Doug), Ruth Ann Fetter (Paul), Jimmy Shaughnessy, Patrick Shaughnessy (Becky), Rick Smith, Gene Smith (Kathy), Ronnie Smith, Kelly Smith (Leona) and many loving nieces and nephews.
Steven chose cremation and there will be no services at this time.
Memorial gifts can be sent to Veterans of Foreign Wars Joshua Tree Post 7264 or Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue in Angelo Texas.
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Published by Courier-Journal from Dec. 30, 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021.