302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

Carlton Chandler Smith Jr

Carlton “Tacker” Smith Jr. passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 6, 2019.

Tacker was born in 1938 to the late Edna M. (Jones) and Carlton C. Smith Sr.

Tacker began his career as a plumber at Joseph Frederick & Sons and then worked for I.D Griffith Company until he retired in 2001. He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 74 and the Unity Lodge #32. Tacker also served in the United States Army. He enjoyed spending time with his family (especially his granddaughters), watching Nascar races, country music and working with his hands.

Tacker is survived by his children Karen Kozlowski (Michael) of Landenberg, PA, Lisa Smith (Jeffrey) of Bear, DE, Casey Cook (Justin) of Norristown, PA, Brian Smith of San Diego, CA and his beloved granddaughters Emma E. and Erin M. Kozlowski.  He was preceded in death by his daughter Brenda Smith.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Friends of the Mounted Patrol (NCC Police Unit) at Carousel Park, 3700 Limestone Rd. Wilmington DE 19808.

Funeral Services

Friends and family are invited to attend the viewing on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 10:00-11:00AM at the Chandler Funeral Home 2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803. A service will immediately follow at 11:00AM. Burial will be private.


    Executive Auto Body, Inc. writes,
    May he rest in peace.
    08/08/2019 08:29 am
    cousin Linda lit a candle and writes,
    I am sorry for your loss.
    08/08/2019 01:47 pm
    Helen M Judefind writes,
    08/08/2019 05:31 pm
    David Hudson writes,
    My heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Always enjoyed having Tacker stop by and he's been a great help to me over the years. Dave Hudson D&H Automotive & Towing Inc
    08/09/2019 06:40 pm
    Don Frank writes,
    I am very sorry for the loss of your father.
    08/09/2019 08:04 pm
    Beverly & Jerome Byrd lit a candle and writes,
    Sorry for your loss , he was a great neighbor and friend. He will be missed
    08/10/2019 08:47 am

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