Charles  Smith


Charles Thomas Smith, 78, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Visitation will be held Saturday, April 20, from 11 until 11:30 a.m. at Moores Funeral Home.
Mr. Smith was born in Lavonia, Georgia but had made his home in Milledgeville. He received an Associate Degree from GMC Jr. College, his Bachelor's Degree from Georgia College and a Master's Degree from Atlanta University. He taught Biology and Life Science in the Baldwin County School System for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents Marvin Randall and Mildred Shead Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Andrea McDonald Smith of Milledgeville; two daughters, J. Megan Smith (Douglas Haynes) of Washington, D.C. and Molly S. Walker (Rett) of Marietta and a granddaughter, Mackenzie K. Walker.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published on April 19, 2019
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Bill Carey,
Apr 29, 2019
Charles was a good friend of mine when we were in junior college at GMC in 1966 and 1967. We also worked together as attendants at the Georgia Veterans Home at that time, in order to fund our college expenses. We were working 40 hours a week there, while going to GMC full time. Looking back, I don't see how we were able to do that.
I enjoyed my many conversations with Charles, because he was so intelligent and well-read, and had such a wide variety of interests and talents.
I recall that he was an excellent photographer, and had some amazing photos that he took in Vietnam.
His insights on the situation in Vietnam, based on his first-hand experience there, were invaluable to me.
Charles was
...also an accomplished artist.
Above all, he was a real gentleman and all-around good guy.
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