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Charles Ozwell Smith

March 31, 1943 — March 30, 2024

Charles Ozwell Smith, 80, of Blairsville, GA, passed away on March 30, 2024. He was born on March 31, 1943, in Athens GA, to the late I.C. and Ruby Smith.

Charles was a dedicated educator who passionately shared his knowledge of economics and accounting to countless aspiring students at Dalton College and Floyd Jr. College

He was known not only for his academic contributions but also for his warm and sociable nature. Described as someone who truly enjoyed fellowshipping with people, he made a lasting impact on all those who had the pleasure of knowing him

In addition to his successful career, Charles found joy in teaching and playing pickleball exceptionally well. An avid Georgia Bulldog Fan, he cheered for his favorite team with unwavering enthusiasm.

He is survived by his loving wife Nancy Smith; daughter Lisa (Ron) Johnson; brother Phillip Smith; and grandchildren Lily (Mason) Grant, and Porter (Trystan) Johnson.

He is preceded in death by his parents I.C. and Ruby Smith and his son Greg Smith.

Family will gather with friends at Coosa Methodist Church for visitation on Saturday, April 6th, 2024, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2024, at Coosa Methodist Church at 2:00 pm with Pastor Bill Burch and Rev. Porter Johnson officiating.

Please make contributions to Coosa Methodist Church in memory of Charles in lieu of flowers.

The legacy of Charles Ozwell Smith will continue to live on through the lives he touched during his time as an educator and through the love he shared with those closest to him. He will be dearly missed by family, friends, colleagues, and students whose lives were enriched by his presence.
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Visitation

Saturday, April 6, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Coosa United Methodist Church

767 Mulkey Gap Road, Blairsville, GA 30512

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 6, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Coosa United Methodist Church

767 Mulkey Gap Road, Blairsville, GA 30512

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