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Charles Robert Smith, 79, of Marshfield, died Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Springfield.

He was born July 22, 1942, in Springfield, Mo. to Joe R. and Clema (Hightower) Smith.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Don Hightower and granddaughter, Jaden Smith.

Survivors include his wife Carole of the home; his children, Kevin Smith, Kim Smith, Jeremy Smith, Stacy Atkison, Doug Atkison and Angela (Atkison) Dormish; a number of grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters, Mary Helen Wallace and JoAnn Ligon; one brother, David Smith; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services for Charles Robert Smith will be held at a later date under the direction of Day Funeral Home of Marshfield.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and left in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 75, Marshfield, Mo. 65706.