Lucas County


Major Homer Lewis Smith





Homer Lewis “Al” Smith was born Aug. 20, 1915 to George and Helen Louise Baxter Smith. He died Nov. 19, 1945 and is buried in Chariton Cemetery, Chariton, IA.

Major Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and was declared MIA/KIA while on a ferrying mission from Kunming to Shanghai.