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Charles Wesley Smith

December 19, 1926 - February 27, 2020

Charles Wesley Smith age 93 of Carolina Beach and formerly of Lexington, NC passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Guilford County, NC on December 19, 1926 to Claude and Daisy Kepley Smith.

Charles was a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and was a proud Veteran of the US Navy and served during WW II. He had a long career with the US Dept of Defense as an Intelligence Officer. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at Carolina Beach. Charles enjoyed hunting, and fishing.

He is survived by his, daughter, Kristie Charl Smith of Carolina Beach and his son, Phillip Hampton Smith and wife Jackie of Carolina Beach; two grandchildren, Justin and Samantha Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Rose Leonard Smith in 2010.

Graveside services are planned for 1 Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Becks Lutheran Church Cemetery in Lexington, NC. A memorial service is planned for 2 pm Monday, March 9, 2020 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at Carolina Beach.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.

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