Sgt. Mac Smith was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq when was killed by an explosion near his convoy last week. He was 22 years old.
Now, a memorial book is open at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Home on Oleander Drive for people to write their condolences. You can also extend your condolences on-line by following this link: http://www.mem.com/display/biography.asp?ID=848260
Smith was a graduate of New Hanover High School where he spent four years in ROTC. He also played lacrosse and football.
His funeral is Saturday at 1:00 at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church. That service is public. There will be a private burial following.