Reuben James Stack 34590751
PVT. Reuben James Stack was the son of the late Sam S. Stack and Ronnie Gill Stack. He was born on March 23, 1914 in Union County, N.C.
He was killed in action in France July 9, 1944. He was serving with Company G of the 12th Infantry Division.
Memorial services were hel at Sandy Ridge Baptist Church on Sunday, August 13, 1944. The services were conducted by Rev. Wade Fuderburk and Rev. Lloyd Walters.
PVT. Stacks body was shiped home on Nov. 10, 1948 and on November 14, 1948, graveside services were held at Sandy Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Wade Funderburk officiating. Full Military Honors were held by Battry C. 540th FA. B. Monroe unit of the national Guard.
PVT. Stack was inducted into the Army on Nov. 28th 1942 at Camp Croft. He received 17 months of Basic Training at Camp Beale, California and Camp Bowie, Texas, before being sent over seas.
He was awarded the Purple Heart. PVT. Stack is survived by three sisters, Miss Amy Stack of the home and Mrs. Walter Gay of the Community, Mrs. Raymond Gay of Bakers; five brothers, Sam of the home Shelley and Frank of the Community, Dexter of Lancaster S.C. and Ben of Tradesville, S.C.
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