Charles (Chuck) Edward Smith

Charles (Chuck) Edward Smith, 66, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2021, in Tombstone, AZ.  

He was born July 5, 1955, in Cleveland, OH, and also lived in Parma, OH, Hollywood, FL and Grafton, WV at various times in his life.  

Chuck practiced many trades including plumbing, electrical, painting and fencing. He loved John Wayne, cats, deer, nature and enjoyed hunting.  Tygart Valley State Park was a place where he found tremendous peace.  His favorite pastime: restoring classic Chevy trucks.  

He was predeceased by his parents Darl L. Smith, Jr.  and Dorothy M. Hines Smith. 

He is survived by his beloved son, Earl (Eric) Tufts, (FL); four grandsons; sisters, Peggy Tooley Campbell, (FL) and Carol Lea Harris, (AZ); several nieces and nephews; and multiple extended family--of whom many are in WV. 

The family will host a gathering for friends and family in remembrance of Chuck on Monday, June 20, 2022, in Grafton, WV where some of his ashes will be returned to nature to take part in the natural cycle of life.


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