Sean "Sully" Patrick Sullivan, 40, of Crestwood, was killed in a naval air heavy-lift operation in Oman July 19.
Sullivan's funeral will be held at Kutis Affton Chapel on Gravois at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Department of Defense reports say Sullivan was a senior chief aviation warfare systems operator. The 1990 Lindbergh High School graduate joined the navy shortly after graduation. He was a fourth-generation sailor, according to a release from the Crestwood Police Department.
Sullivan served in Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom, according to the release. He earned three Strike Flight Air medals, three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and Army Achievement Medal, and numerous campaign and unit awards.
Sullivan is survived by his wife, Amy.
The City of Crestwood Board of Aldermen recognized a moment of silence to honor Sullivan's passing at the July 24 Board meeting, sending condolences to Sullivan's family and friends.
Lindbergh's Facebook page said they are "thankful for Officer Sullivan's service to our country."
Sullivan's name will appear on the City of Crestwood's Veterans Memorial at City Hall.
A memorial service was held in Norfolk last Thursday, according to a report from WVEC 13.
Memorials may be made to the Crestwood Veterans Memorial Committee or the Wounded Warrior Project c/o Connie Melching, Crestwood Police Department, #1 Detjen Dr., Crestwood.
Patch will update this article as more information is made available.
Updated: July 26 at 3:30 p.m.