Charles “Charlie” Allen Smith of Rush, KY, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Rush, KY, at the age of 53 years, 7 months, and 9 days. He was born Sunday, January 9, 1966 at Ashland, KY, son of Billy Smith and the late Carolyn Holbrook Smith.
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Charlie was united in marriage to Peggy Helton. He was a Heavy Equipment Operating Engineer for C.J. Hughes, Local 181. He had a love for horses and horse riding. He was a loving husband, son, brother, step father, and step grandfather & great grandfather, and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Holbrook Smith and a host of aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy Smith; his father, Billy Smith of Catlettsburg, KY; three step children, Crystal & Bennie Hall, Nicholas & Randi Roark, and Bobby Neil Roark all of Salyersville, KY; four step grandchildren, Destiny Roark, Kaitlynn Hall, Nicholas Roark, II, and Brittney Cole; one step great grandchild, Demi Cole; one brother, Jeff & Mary Smith of Greenup, KY; one niece & one nephew, Clara Smith & Jesse Smith; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Funeral service 2 p.m., Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Jackie Smith & Bro. Ricky Holbrook officiating. Burial to follow in the Holbrook Family Cemetery, Hwy 437, West Liberty, KY. Visitation 6 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Jeff Smith, Bennie Hall, Steve Johnson, Nicholas Roark, Nicholas Roark, II, Bobby Vanhoose, Bobby Roark, and Jesse Smith.