BLOOMFIELD - Charles A. ''Chuck'' Smith Jr., 69, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Cleveland Clinic.
He was born April 11, 1943, the son of Charles A. Smith Sr. and Geraldine Post Smith.
Charles was married to Martha Slusher Smith on May 23, 1962, in Hagerstown, Md.
He was retired from Orwell Village, where he worked for the Water and Sewer Department. He also was employed with Miller & Yount Paving.
He was a member of the North Bloomfield Assembly of God and a past member of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department.
He was a graduate of Bloomfield High School in 1961.
Chuck enjoyed his Farm-Trac tractor and using the various attachments. It was not uncommon to see him lending a helping hand to his family and friends.
He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and going out to the Friday night fish frys with his wife.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Smith; two children, Charles ''Skip'' (Karyn) Smith IV of Windsor and Deborah (Daniel) Bates of Trenton, Ky.; five siblings, Kenny Smith of Gardendale, Ala., James Smith of Bloomfield, Ronald Smith of Orwell, Nancy Reed of Cortland and Karen Cunningham of Mesopotamia; five grandchildren, Brittni Lester Bates, Charles (Chad) Smith V, Erica Smith, Jessica Bates and Brooklynn Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Zackary Lester, Samantha Smith and Bentley Lester.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Judy Smith Slusher.
A funeral service officiated by Pastor James Smith and Pastor Brandon Byler will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Paine-Guerriero Funeral Home, 140 E. Main St., Orwell, Ohio 44076. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.