Charles L. Smith, 70, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:40 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011 in Sullivan County Community Hospital.
He was born Feb. 14, 1941 in East Chicago, Ind., to Ivan Smith and Pauline Pearl (Price) Smith Flater.
Survivors include his spouse, Carolyn Sue (Bradbury) Smith of Jasonville, whom he married on May 15, 1990; daughters and sons-in-law, Amber and Charlie Gabbard of Terre Haute, Dejah and Donald Darron of Jasonville; son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Becky Smith of Portage, and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was an over-the-road truck driver for Warner and was a welder for Peabody Coal Company.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian Street, Jasonville. Graveside service is at 1 p.m. at the Peavey Cemetery Tuesday, June 28 with Pastor Gerald DeVore officiating.
Interment will be at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lyon's Indiana Senior Citizen's Center. Envelopes will be available at the funeral service.