Longtime Franklin County resident Charles B. Smith passed away Saturday, Feb 1, 2014 at his home in Carrabelle.

Charles was born Jan. 1, 1935 to Cecil and Delia Smith in Panama City.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carolyn Cumbie Smith, daughter Sandra Flowers, of Wewahitchka, and son Chuck Smith (April) of Port St. Joe; seven grandchildren, Nichole Lance, Adam Flowers, Hayley Smith, Scout Flowers, Tucker Smith, James Giles and Leila Smith. He is also survived by a brother Gayle Smith, sister Jean Butler (Earl), former daughter-in-law Kelly Smith, former son-in-law Wayne Flowers, and numerous nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gerald "Joe Boy" Smith, nephew Tony Smith and niece Melissa Smith.

Charles served in the Air Force for four years and retired from Florida Power Corp. in 1988. He truly enjoyed working for Florida Power and with the many friends he made during his career. He was also a well-known electrician for many years.

A Celebration of Life service was held Feb 4 at the First Assembly of God church in Carrabelle. Charles will be greatly missed by his family and all the many friends he made during his lifetime.