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Charlie Wayne Smith

July 29, 1978 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 42)


Charlie Wayne Smith 42, of Smith, KY passed away suddenly on December 30, 2020 at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital. Charlie was born July 29, 1978 in Harlan, KY. He was a life-long resident of Smith, KY and believed in the Pentecostal Faith. He was a welder, but also a jack of all trades. Charlie had a huge heart and was such a big people person. His infectious personality will be missed by all that knew him.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Curtis (Francis) Smith and Henry (Bertha) Gross.

Charlie Wayne is survived by his parents Charlie & Elizabeth “Liz” Smith. His son Tristan Smith Hurst, Lelila Pace, and sister Julie (Andrew) Curosh. He is also survived and loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, and friends who are left to cherish his memory.

Graveside services will be conducted at the Old Middleton Cemetery in Smith, KY on Saturday January 2, 2021 at 2PM with the Rev. Spencer Burkhart and Rev. Garry Ferguson officiating. Family will be serving as Pallbears.


EFFECTIVE December 14, 2020 by the Governor’s mandate, Face coverings are required at all times at outdoor services and please use social distancing guidelines by staying six feet apart. You are encouraged to stay in your vehicle.


On behalf of the staff of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home we would like to offer our heartfelt Sympathy to the family of Charlie Wayne Smith during your time of bereavement.

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Graveside Service
January 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Middleton Cemetery

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