Christopher Kyle Smith

November 4, 2020

Last Saturday evening, October 24, 2020 the world lost a vibrant budding flower. Christopher Kyle Smith, a father, spouse, brother, son, and shining light departed from the Grace of living. Those who knew him would tell you, Kyle’s generosity and true warmth touched the hearts of myriads of people from coast to coast. From the time he was a child, he charmed those around him. His last year was spent living his dreams in Portland, Oregon and building a future for his young family.

Kyle was an accomplished individual and enthusiast within multiple communities. He found that, not only was he an accomplished racing driver, but also a consummate skateboarder, snowboarder, outdoorsman, and artist. These passions were so strong that they have been passed down to his son. His ability to learn new skills was inherent and fast-paced and as he explored the lush Pacific Northwest with his family, the beauty of the area radiated into his soul providing him with a steadfast peacefully grounded perspective on life. Against so many obstacles put in his place time and time again, Kyle always proved his ability to surmount those odds. He was kind, funny, lovable, and the “fun” dad. He was a peacemaker, and the comic relief of any situation.

Kyle is survived by his son, Camden Kyle Smith, his partner in life, Miranda Miller, brother and sister-in-law Derek and Salome Smith, mother Kathan (Parrish) Smith, father, Dwayne (Cindy) Smith, and his grandparents Buford and Faye Lee. We will miss you and love you forever.

Visitation will be Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

A Celebration of Life will follow at 3 p.m.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

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