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Charles Lee “Chuck” Smart

Memorial service for Charles Lee “Chuck” Smart, age 58, of Frederick, Oklahoma, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Burkhardt Chapel of the Frederick Memorial Cemetery with Reverend Les Banks officiating.

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

Family and friends will gather Saturday prior to the service at the El Sancho Mexican Restaurant, 1001 S. Main, Frederick, OK 73542, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

He was born June 20, 1960, in Frederick, Oklahoma, 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 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.

An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at: or

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