Charles R. Smith
Charles R. Smith of Matthews, formerly of Brevard, died Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at his residence.
He was born in Hornell, N.Y. on Oct. 9, 1918 to the late Jesse C. and Alice Hackett Smith. Mr. Smith was a 1936 graduate of Hornell High School and was a 1939 graduate of Tri-State College in Angola, Ind. where he received a certificate in surveying.
In March of 1952, he received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He worked for several engineering firms while going to school from 1947-1951.
One of his highlights was the construction of the Broome County Airport as an assistant engineer...