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Beckley Officer Funeral Arrangements

Members of the Beckley Police Department have added black bands to their badges in remembrance of a fellow officer.

Detective Corporal Charles "Chuckie" Smith was shot and killed Monday in the line of duty. Detective Smith was a five year veteran of the force. Two men have been charged with first degree murder.

Family and friends will say their final goodbyes Friday. The service will be from six until nine at the Corner Stone Freewill Baptist Church. The funeral is Saturday at the Raleigh County Armory. It starts at one o'clock.

Smith was 29 years old and leaves behind a two year old daughter.


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