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Charles "Chuck"

February 10, 1937 – September 26, 2018

Charles Smith
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Obituary for Charles "Chuck" Smith

Charles Smith, 81, husband, father, grandfather and brother, was called to his eternal resting place on September 26, 2018. He was born on February 10, 1937 in Akron, Ohio, to Charles and Ethel Smith. Charles, who went by Chuck, worked for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio for 27 years, and then Goodyear for the remainder of his career, another 10 years. The last 5 years were at their Airtreads division in Atlanta, GA as their EPA Coordinator He resided in Fayetteville, GA for 26 years, before returning to Akron, fulfilling the wishes of his wife of 64 years, Carol.
A graduate of St. Vincent High School, he put himself through night school at the University of Akron, graduating in 1978 with a BS in Education.
He was a member of Firestone Country Club and an avid golfer.

He is survived by his wife, Carol (nee Rolph); sons, Denis (Aeree Choe), Mark (Lee Ann), and Ralph (Kathy); sisters, Janet Vernarge, and Margaret "Peggy" Bilandzia; brother, John "Jerry" (Vivian) Smith; grandchildren, Stacey, Shannon, Kerry, Kristen, Zach, Andrew, and Maggie.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church on Brown St. where friends may call one hour prior. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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When Friday, October 5th, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
St. Paul's Catholic Church
1580 Brown Street
Akron, OH 44301

Service Information

Friday, October 5th, 2018 11:00am
St. Paul's Catholic Church
1580 Brown Street
Akron, OH 44301

Interment Information

Holy Cross Cemetery
100 E. Waterloo Road
Akron, OH 44319