Funeral services for Charles L. “Chuck” Smith, 86, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Victor Cemetery in Erath County. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the funeral home.

He passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Stephenville.

He was born July 15, 1932, in Gorman to Alva Leo Smith and Cleda Alvera (Beaty) Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 24, 1954, he married Mary Ruth Northcutt in Jacksboro.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth Smith of Comanche; two sons, Charles Douglas Smith of Fort Worth and James Ralph Smith and wife Kris of Oswego, New York; one daughter, Lori Ruth Smith of Starkville, Mississippi; five grandchildren, Lauren Pope and husband Daniel of Johnson City, Tennessee, Christina Stark and husband David of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lesley Smith of Denver, Colorado, Meredith McCurry and husband John of Colleyville, and Ramzy Smith of Starkville, Mississippi; and five great-grandchildren, Nathan Pope, Julianne Pope, Everley Pope, Piper McCurry, and Maddox McCurry.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alva Leo Smith and Cleda Alvera (Beaty) Smith.