Christopher Andrew Smith had a long career in Southern California as a manufacturing engineer. He attended St. Bernard High School and California State University, Long Beach.
Chris loved classic cars, the beach, skiing, and spending time with his friends and family, especially his son. Chris deeply admired the innovative thinking that took us to the moon and always dreamed of working on the space program.
He is survived by his wife Jana, his son David, his mother Norma, and nine siblings. He was predeceased by his father Gerald.