Smith was a casualty of World War II and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii.
- Jeff Hall (2013-06-01). "PFC Louis Alvin Smith (1924-1945)". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111681974. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
- Corks and Curls. 1942. p. 56. http://interactive.ancestry.com/1265/40392_B065525-00028/243147381?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=40392_B065525-00057.