WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mr. Charles "Chuck" Gray Smith, 22, entered into rest Wednesday, July 11, 2001, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Richmond County. Mr. Smith was a native of Uspson County and lived in Fuquay Varina, N.C. He had lived in Burke County for the past three years and worked with W.K. Shaw Irrigation and Landscaping. He was a Methodist. Services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, July 14, 2001, at DeLoach Funeral Home chapel with Dr. David Carter officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his father, Brad Gray in 1997. Survivors include his mother, Sheila Erwin Downey; and stepfather, Ralph C. Downey of Fuquay Varina, N.C.; sister Kali Gray; grandparents, Rev. Henry and Lila Erwin, Waynesboro, and Carolyn Gray Gunther of Lawrenceville. Friends may call at the Residence of Rev. Henry Erwin, 530 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA. DeLoach Funeral Homes Inc., 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA (706) 554-3531.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 13, 2001