Ray G. Smith, former National Commander, American Legion, died on October 26, 2011. He was the national commander of a 2.8 million-member American Legion in 2000. He also served on the North Carolina Veterans Affairs Commission for the past ten years.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., at the American Legion Building in Benson. Burial will follow the service.
The American Legion Banner Post 109 building is located at 605 N. Wall Street, Benson, NC , 27504.