Chad Ries was laid to rest. He was killed about a week ago while helping a stranded driver at US-41 and Mirabay Boulevard.
Ries' wife was in their car when the accident happened.
Ries survived two tours of duty in Iraq. He leaves behind two young kids. His co-workers describe him as "a great American."
10 News has learned a traffic light is being installed at that intersection within the year.
Troopers say charges are pending against the driver of the passing car that hit him.