Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 8, 2014

Charles Stephen Smith

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WARRIORMINE — Known as “Steve” to family and friends, he was born December 19, 1947 in McDowell County the son of the late Charles A. Smith, Jr. and Edith Fay Vance Smith.

Steve was a graduate of Big Creek High School and was a retired coal miner that was well respected by his coworkers. He was an avid animal lover.

Survivors include one son, Eric Smith and wife Tina of Richlands, VA; one daughter, Melissa Smith of Johnson City, TN; two grandchildren, Kayleigh Smith and Sophia Kiser; and one step-daughter, Katrina Kitts and husband Randall of Fredericksburg, VA.

In keeping with Steve's wishes his body has been cremated and a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

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Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Smith family.