Charles Timothy Smith
July 12, 1950 ~ December 17, 2008
With great sadness the family of Charles "Tim"? Smith announces his death at the age of 58 on December 17, 2008, after a lengthy illness. Tim was originally from Kingsport, and has been a resident of Johnson City for the last 20 years. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Charles Ellis and Doris A. Smith of Kingsport. Tim was the beloved grandson of the late J. Harlan Smith and Margatet Lyons Smith of Kingsport, and cherished nephew of Maryana Smth Huff and the late Creswell D. Huff of Johnson City; the brother of Cheryl Smith Graves, Karen Smith Mann both of Florida and Margaret Ellen Smith of Ontario, Canada. Tim attended school in Kingsport, graduating from Glade Valley High School, NC, where he earned the honour of class Validictorian, 1968. He was a veteran, having served his country in the United States Navy during the Viet Nam era. Tim retired from Bell South as an electronics specialist. Tim was a quiet man, having never married, with a passion for genealogy, literature and music. His home was filled with family photographs and books, which he treasured. He will be missed by devoted friends who lovingly cared for him during his illness, giving generously of their time and spirit. Private burial services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport at a later time. Online condolences are available at: www.morrisbaker.com. In charge of arrangements: Morris "" Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601 or (423) 282-1521.