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Carl Raymond Smith

August 31, 1935 April 7, 2020
Carl Raymond Smith
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BURLINGTON – Carl Raymond Smith, 84 years of age, entered into rest to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in Ft. Myers, Florida. He was born in 1935 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to his late parents, Edwin and Nancy Buhl Smith. He is also preceded in death by his sisters, Katherine Hayes, Elsie Smith, Merida Carlton, Ruth Meece, and Ara Smith; and his brothers, Claude Smith, Ancil Smith, and Curtis Smith. Left to mourn Carl’s passing are his loving wife of 61 years, Midge Bowling Smith; son, Daryl Raymond Smith (Laura); daughter, Melanie Smith Harshbarger (Dale); six wonderful grandchildren, Ryan Raymond Smith, Stephanie Dayne Smith, Cole Alan Harshbarger, Jordan Faith Harshbarger, Andrew Robert Smith, and Brent Matthew Smith; sister, Marcia Siler; sisters-in-law, Sara Spicer and Elizabeth Bowling; and a host of nieces and nephews. Carl served his country as a sergeant in the United States Army. He was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, and a devoted member of the Florence Baptist Temple since 1979. Carl retired as a civil engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers in January 1996. At the time of retirement, he was Chief of Construction Operations for the Ohio River Division in Cincinnati, Ohio. Due to current restrictions, a public celebration of Carl’s life will take place at a later date. Private services with burial at Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Kentucky, will take place at the convenience of the family. Stith Funeral Home, Florence, is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Disabled American Veterans, or Florence Baptist Temple. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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Cemetery Details


Burlington Cemetery Final Resting Place

Burlington, KY

Burlington KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
PO Box 1000, Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38101-9908

Florence Baptist Temple

1898 Florence Pike
Burlington, KY 41005

Disabled American Veterans

P.O. Box 14301
Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301

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