Longtime Mount Shasta resident Carl Smith Sr. passed away on February 25, 2019. He was 85 years old.

Carl was born in Oroville, California on June 23, 1933. He attended schools in Weed, California and was a waggoner operator for International Paper Company before retiring. He was preceed in death by his parents, Annella and Walter Smith Sr. and all of his siblings: Rosa Mae, Lillian, Marrin, Walter Jr. and Jimmy.

Carl is survived by his wife of 68 years, Bertha Lea Smith and their children, Leana Bell, Demitric, Pamela, Carl Jr., Angelo and Marlene; three sister-in-laws, Johnnie Mae, Willie Mae and Mary Ann; as well as five generations of grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Korean War Veteran and hero, Carl lived a long and blessed life. He will be missed by his family and remembered by his many friends. There will be no services at this time.