Charles Franklin Smith (also known as Chot, Charlie, and Pop), 94 passed away on June 4, 2019 at his home, Cool Lawn Farm, Remington. He was born on December 5, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up on My Lady's Manor Farm, Monkton, MD a son of Ross E. Smith and Minna K. Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Maybelle O. Smith, three brothers, Ken, Cliff, and Hap, and his sister, Helen. Charlie, who never met a stranger, was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong dairy farmer in Maryland from 1945 until moving to Remington to farm in 1970. He was a member of the Remington United Methodist Church and the Remington Lions Club. He was awarded Outstanding Young Farmer for the State of Maryland. In addition, he received Conservation Farmer of the Year Award for the John Marshall Soil Water Conservation District and the Melvin Jones Fellow Award for Dedication Humanitarian Services Lions Club International Foundation. He is survived by his four children, Frank Smith (Sue), Pylesville, MD, Fran Krebser, Flint Hill, VA, Ken Smith (Pam) and Sue Bopp (Charlie) both of Remington, VA; his siblings, Mrs. Dorothy Grimmel, Jarrettsville, MD and Mrs. Thelma Davis, Towson, MD and Ross Smith, Jr., Monkton, MD; eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9 PM at Moser Funeral Home, Warrenton. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 AM at Remington United Methodist Church. Interment at Remington Cemetery, Remington, VA. Friends are invited to a reception at the Remington Lions Club following the graveside service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911 and/or Remington Lions Club, 11326 James Madison Highway, Bealeton, VA 22734.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED THE * FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND, CALVERT AND ST. MARYS. IN VIRGINIA, ALBEMARLE, CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, CULPEPER, GREENE, KING GEORGE, MADISON, NELSON, NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, ORANGE, RAPPAHANNOCK, AND SPOTSYLVANIA. * UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING. * THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND LINGER INTO THE EVENING. LOCALIZED RAINFALL TOTALS OF SEVERAL INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THIS COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING, ESPECIALLY IN THE URBAN AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. &&
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 394 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL MARYLAND ANNE ARUNDEL HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES IN NORTHERN MARYLAND BALTIMORE BALTIMORE CITY HARFORD IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND CALVERT CHARLES ST. MARYS IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 21 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA ALBEMARLE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG GREENE KING GEORGE ORANGE SPOTSYLVANIA IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA ARLINGTON CITY OF ALEXANDRIA CITY OF FAIRFAX CITY OF FALLS CHURCH CITY OF MANASSAS CITY OF MANASSAS PARK CULPEPER FAIRFAX FAUQUIER LOUDOUN PRINCE WILLIAM STAFFORD IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA MADISON RAPPAHANNOCK THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABERDEEN, ALEXANDRIA, ANNAPOLIS, ARLINGTON, ARNOLD, ASPEN HILL, BALTIMORE, BEL AIR, BETHESDA, BOWIE, CALIFORNIA, CAMP SPRINGS, CATONSVILLE, CHANTILLY, CHARLOTTESVILLE, CHESAPEAKE BEACH, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK, COLUMBIA, CROZET, CULPEPER, DAHLGREN, DUNDALK, DUNKIRK, EDGEWOOD, ELLICOTT CITY, ESSEX, FAIRFAX, FALLS CHURCH, FALLSTON, FALMOUTH, FREDERICKSBURG, GAITHERSBURG, GERMANTOWN, GLEN BURNIE, GORDONSVILLE, GREENBELT, HAVRE DE GRACE, HERNDON, HUNTINGTOWN, JOPPATOWNE, LAUREL, LEESBURG, LEXINGTON PARK, LUSBY, MADISON, MANASSAS, MANASSAS PARK, MCLEAN, NORTH BEACH, ODENTON, ORANGE, PARKVILLE, PIKESVILLE, POTOMAC, PRINCE FREDERICK, RANDALLSTOWN, RESTON, ROCKVILLE, SEVERN, SEVERNA PARK, SILVER SPRING, SOUTH GATE, SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, ST. CHARLES, STANARDSVILLE, STERLING, SUITLAND-SILVER HILL, TOWSON, WALDORF, WARRENTON, WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON, AND WOODBRIDGE.