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Chuck Smart


A memorial service for Charles Lee “Chuck” Smart, 58 of Frederick, were scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Burkhardt Chapel of the Frederick Memorial Cemetery with Reverend Les Banks officiating.

Chuck passed away Nov. 28, 2018, in Oklahoma City. Arrangements are under the direction of Orr Gray Gish and Tipton Funeral Homes.

He was born June 20, 1960, in Frederick to Charles “Leon” and Norma Jean (Phipps) Smart. He attended Frederick Schools and graduated Frederick High School with the Class of 1978. He played on the golf team from 1973-1978 while in high school. He attended Oklahoma State Tech in Okmulgee and later American Trades Institute in Dallas.

He was united in marriage to Sheila Ruth Hamilton of Loveland on June 27, 1992. She passed away on May 6, 2003. Chuck was self employed as a painter and a state certified welder. He lived in Frederick, Oklahoma City and Corpus Christi. He traveled to 23 states here in America and worked in 11 of them, as well as four different foreign countries: Mexico, Germany, Austria and Italy. He worked in the oil-field welding on oil rigs and a stint at Goodyear welding. He also worked at Oak Tree Country Club and was a marshal at Earlywine Golf Course. He enjoyed golf, deer hunting, and bull riding in his younger days.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Sheila; and a half-sister: Carla Stice.

Survivors include two half-brothers: Craig Arms and Mark Arms, both of Corpus Christi, Texas; a half-sister: Judy Welch, of Houston, Texas; two nephews, three nieces, cousins and a host of friends, especially the FHS Class of 1978.

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