Charles James Smith

Born: Tue., Mar. 25, 1958
Died: Mon., Mar. 22, 2021


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 26, 2021
Location: Walker Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Mar. 26, 2021
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Charles James Smith, 62, passed away March 22, 2021.  Charles was born in New Castle, IN on March 25, 1958 to Nova (Stinson) Hosier

Charles had a personality of his own.  When he wasn’t driving for Countryview Calves/Agrifeed, Shipshewana, IN, you could find Charles drinking coffee, fishing, or lending hand to help someone.  Charles loved his kids and grandchildren.  They were his world.  Charles spent as much time with his grandchildren and sweet dog Olivia as he could.

Charles is survived by his girlfriend of 12 years, Dolly Draper, LaGrange, IN; son, Chris (Kim) Smith, Albany, KY; son, Brian Smith, of Topeka, IN; daughter, Brittany (Dustin) Doss, Winchester, IN; son Blaine Smith of Richmond, IN; son Gage Smith of Richmond, IN; daughter-in-law, Jamie Smith, Union City, IN; step-daughter, Hayley (Jarrod) Wolcott, Orland, IN; and step-son, Ben (Leslie) Altine, Burr Oak, MI; sister, Deb (Richard) Resler, Winchester, IN; sister, Karen (Jerry) Dowler, Winchester, IN; brother, Tim Smith, Union City, IN; 19 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Nova and Richard Hosier.

A service to celebrate Charles’ life will be at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Walker Funeral Home in Winchester.  Friends and family may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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