Charles Franklin Smith (also known as Chot, Charlie and Pop), 94, passed away on June 4, 2019, at his home, Cool Lawn Farm, near Remington
He was born on December 5, 1924. in Baltimore, to the late Ross E. Smith and Minna K. Smith, and grew up on My Lady’s Manor Farm at Monkton, Md.
Charlie, who never met a stranger, was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong dairy farmer in Maryland from 1945 until moving to Remington to farm in 1970. He was a member of the Remington United Methodist Church and the Remington Lions Club. He was awarded Outstanding Young Farmer for the State of Maryland. In addition, he received Conservation Farmer of the Year Award for the John Marshall Soil Water Conservation District and the Melvin Jones Fellow Award for Dedication Humanitarian Services Lions Club International Foundation.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Maybelle O. Smith; three brothers, Ken, Cliff and Hap, and his sister, Helen.
He is survived by his four children, Frank Smith (Sue) of Pylesville, Md., Fran Krebser of Flint Hill, Ken Smith (Pam) and Sue Bopp (Charlie), both of Remington; his siblings, Mrs. Dorothy Grimmel of Jarrettsville, Md., and Mrs. Thelma Davis, Towson, Md., and Ross Smith Jr. of Monkton, Md.; 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Moser Funeral Home at Warrenton. The funeral will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, at the Remington United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Remington Cemetery
A reception will follow at the Remington Lions Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson
Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, Va. 22911 and/or Remington Lions Club, 11326 James Madison Highway, Bealeton, Va. 22734.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com