Smith, Charles J. Sr. age 88, passed away on July 30, 2014, in New Port Richey. Charles served in our United States Navy an dis a member of the VFW Post 7987 in New Port Richey. He is survived by his loving life partner Irene; his daughter, Kathleen Vanetti; his son, Charles Jr; Irene’s son, Thomas; two brothers; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Charles is predeceased by his wife of 35 years, Kathleen (McCully) Smith; his son, James; and three brothers. A celebration of his life will take place Tuesday, Aug 12, with a gathering of family and friends 5-7 pm, at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home; a service will begin at 7pm. He will be laid to rest at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the HPH Marliere Care Center.