Smith was killed on Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Hutton and Mc-El-wain Funeral Home in Macon.
Smith was one of 9-American troops killed in the chopper crash. He reportedly entered the Navy in October 2004. He’s survived by his mother and father.
Smith is the second U-S serviceman from the area to be killed in less than a month. Sargent Brandon Maggart, from Kirksville, was died in combat in Iraq on August 22nd.