Charles H. Smith, 93, of Connersville passed away Monday evening, August 9, 2021 at Golden Living Center – Golden Rule, Richmond where he had been a resident for the last two weeks.
The only child of Louis and Essie Golden Smith, Charles was born in Franklin County, Indiana on March 6, 1928.
On February 22, 1947, Charles married the former Lora Pauline Brown. Mrs. Smith passed away on May 23, 1995.
Charles served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He returned to Connersville and was employed at Visteon, retiring in 1994.
In his leisure time, Charles enjoyed travelling and spending time with his family.
Survivors include three children, Linda (Willie) Lucas of Connersville, Charles V. (Geraldine) Smith of Liberty, and Marcella Gibbs (companion, Tim Sturgeon) of Connersville; six grandchildren, Vernon (Brenda) Smith of Brookville, Billie Jo (Pat) Earlywine of Greensburg, Kim (Dave) Fuller of Connersville, Sherel Smith-Case of Liberty, William Lucas, and Kristy Smith, both of Connersville; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife of 48 years, Lora Smith, Charles was preceded in death by his parents; and companion, Maudie Barrett.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 16, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Pastor Richard Ware will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by Fayette County Veterans Council will follow in Dale Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.