Public lines up to honor Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith

Chattanooga resident Chris Gordon applies a "NoogaStrong" sticker to his motorcycle before the funeral service for Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Scott Smith commences on July 28, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Scott was one of five servicemen whose death was the result of a series of shootings at military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on July 16, 2015.

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The public is invited to show respect today as Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, the fifth victim of the July 16 shootings at the Navy/Marine operations center, is memorialized and laid to rest.

The funeral is set for 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Fort Oglethorpe, with burial to follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family is asking the public to line the processional route to show support.

The procession is expected to leave the church at around 2:45 p.m.

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