2015-12-29 / Obituaries

Charles Lester Smith, 79

Charles Lester Smith Charles Lester Smith Charles Lester Smith, age 79 of Putnamville, passed away at Avon Healthcare Center on December 24, 2015.

Originally from Monticello, KY, Charles came to Indiana in 1966 and worked at United Technologies for 26 years until he retired. Charles was an avid coon hunter and in retirement took up buying and selling horses as a hobby.

He is survived by his wife Donna and their 10 children: Carl Smith, Debbie Smith, Kim Hines (Jeff), Bobby Smith (Beth), Mary Daniels (Sonny), Tony Davis (Cyndi), Mark Davis (Patty), Jerry Davis (Libby), Cherié Rubeck (Jon) and Shellie Davis. Between them, Charles and Donna have over 75 grandchildren and great grandchildren and he will be missed by them all.

He was preceded in death by daughters, Diane Lighter and Betty Smith, brothers, Tommy and Hubert Smith and sister Edna Keith.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport, Indiana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Gosport Cemetery in Gosport. Visit chandlerfh.com to share condolences memories and more with Charles’ family.

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