Lansing Soldier Honored

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Lt. Smith was killed when a bomb exploded near his patrol in Baghdad. Saturday in Delta Township, hundreds gathered to celebrate his life.

His mother says he loved his job and what he was doing in Iraq, protecting freedom and people's lives.

The Waverly High School graduate was 28 when he was killed. He leaves behind a wife, an 8 year old step-son and a one year old son.