Funeral services today for Army Sgt. Timothy Smith | NevadaAppeal.com

Funeral services today for Army Sgt. Timothy Smith

Staff report

Funeral services for Army Sgt. Timothy “Timmy” Smith will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 18, at Sierra Community Church, 1165 Sierra Blvd., in South Lake Tahoe.

The ceremony is open to the public, according to the Nevada National Guard.

Smith was killed April 7, after a roadside bomb exploded during routine patrol in Baghdad. He was 25 and a 2001 graduate of South Tahoe High School.

On Monday hundreds of people lined Highway 50 and Emerald Bay Road near the “Y” to honor Smith when his body was brought home from Iraq.

Smith is survived by his wife, Shayna Richard-Smith; a 22-month-old son, Riley; mother Patricia Smith of South Lake Tahoe; father Michael Smith of Reno; brother Tommy Smith and sister Jackie Smith, both of South Lake Tahoe.