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Charles William Smith

Charles Smith

                         Name: Charles William Smith

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army

                         Unit: Engineering Corps

                         Rank: Captain

                         Dates of Service: 1/13/1941-7/27/1946

                         Theater of Service: Asiatic-Pacific


Charles William Smith was born on September 9, 1913, in Scottsville, Albemarle County, Virginia; he was the son of William Day Smith and Annie Parker (Harris) Smith.  Charles married Josephine Statler.  Charles passed away on June 8, 2003, in Wilmington, Delaware, and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.

Charles William Smith Gravestone, Fairview Cemetery

Charles William Smith, Obituary
Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Monday, June 9, 2003

WILMINGTON, Delaware - Charles W. Smith, 89, of 2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, died Thursday, June 8, 2003, in Shipley Manor Nursing Home, Wilmington, Delaware.

Born September 9, 1913, in Scottsville, Virginia, he was the son of the late William D. and Annie Harris Smith.

He was a Protestant.

Mr. Smith earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia.

He was a former employee of Del-Mar-Va Power Co., Wilmington.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served with the Engineering Corps in the South Pacific.  He attained the rank of captain.

Josephine Statler Smith, his wife, died on December 29, 1995.

Surviving is a sister, Frances Justice of Lima, Pennsylvania.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. 

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., Mercersburg.

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