Charles R. ‘Chuck’ Smith age 62, of Cridersville and formerly of Lima died 11:05 a. m., Tuesday, Sept. 11. He was born Nov. 18, 1949 in Buffalo, NY to Cecil and Dorothy Criswell Smith who preceded him in death. He married Marian L. Reis June 10, 1968 and she survives in Cridersville.
Mr. Smith had worked for Lima Equipment for 32 years and he enjoyed watching Star Trek.
Survivors include 3 sons: Charles Smith, Jr. of Cridersville, Ronald (Stephanie) Smith of Lima and Kenneth Smith of Cridersville, a brother David (Alice) Evans of Jeffersonville, IN, a sister Nancy (Darryl) Whittle of Birmingham, AL, 6 grandchildren: Kyra, Kyle and Kayden Smith, Cameron, Brianna and Thomas Wireman, and a special friend Trista Wireman.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Renee Smith and a grandson Jordan Smith.
The family will receive friends 2-4 Thursday, 6-8 Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral service will be 11:00 a. m., Saturday at the funeral home with Pete Dove officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Branch Cemetery near Waynesfield.
Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to help with expenses.
Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm