Charles W. "Johnny" Smith Jr., 77, Palco, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville.
He was born Dec. 1, 1936, in rural Graham County to Charles William Smith Sr. and Ella Veverka Smith.
He was an auto mechanic and involved in law enforcement.
Survivors include three sons, Reggie Smith and wife, Karen, Palco, Rodney Smith and wife, Andrea, Irving, Texas, and Jeff Smith and wife, Ana, San Diego; a daughter, Dorothy Smith and husband, Ronnie Gant, Palco; three sisters, Arlene Bright, Hays, Alice Bowans, Palco, and Veda Miller and husband, Abe, WaKeeney; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, William George Smith; and a sister, Edith Dillion.
Services were Saturday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City; burial in Morlan Township Cemetery, rural Palco.
Memorials are suggested to Pigion Hall Fellowship Church, in care of the funeral home.