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1934 Charles 2021

Charles "Red" Oscar Smith

December 27, 1934 — January 12, 2021

Lima, OH

Charles O. “Red” Smith, 86, passed away at 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Otterbein Cridersville Assisted Living.

Charles was born on December 27, 1934, in Washington Courthouse, Ohio, to the late Robert D. and Edna {Sheridan} Smith.  On March 17, 1956 he married Delores {DeWeese} Smith who preceded him in death.

Charles worked for Pennington Bread and Nickles Bread for a combined 40+ years. He enjoyed trains and John Deere tractors and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He acted as a neighbor to everyone he knew and would help out in any way he could.

He is survived by his daughter: Sherry Ahern of Brunswick, OH, sons: Chuck (Denece) Smith of Columbus, OH, Rodger (Lisa) Smith of Lima, and Richard Smith of Cridersville, grandchildren: Shaun, Ryan, Kristen, Mike, Cynthia, Heather, and Rodger Jr., 7 great-grandchildren, and sisters: Charlotte Hart and Loretta Brown.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sister: Garland Mae, and brothers: Robert E. Smith, and Harold Smith, and son-in-law: Patrick Ahern.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m.to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.   The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the funeral home.  Pastor Jim Neighbors will officiate.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima.  Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com .

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Friday, January 15, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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