Let the memory of Wade be with us forever
  • 21 years old
  • Born on March 22, 1989 .
  • Passed away on May 6, 2010 .

Specialist Wade A. Slack, 21, of Waterville, died from combat wounds inflicted by enemy mortar fire on Thursday May 6, 2010. He was born March 22, 1989, the son of Dr. Alan Slack and Mary Slack, and was brought up in Waterville, Maine. Educated in Waterville Schools and Graduated from Waterville High School Class of 2007. As a youngster, Wade was very involved in boy Scouts and played Little League in Waterville. He enjoyed doing all things outdoors, he especially loved hunting. An avid video gamer and collector of Movies on DVD. Specialist Slack was, and still is, a great power of example for all humanity. He was a totally unselfish, compassionate, and giving person to everyone he came into contact with, directly and indirectly. Specialist Slack died serving his country and his fellow soldiers. He is a true hero. All gave some and some gave all, Wade A. Slack gave all on May 6, 2010. And for this, he leaves behind a grateful nation.

Specialist Slack is survived by a grieving mother, Mary Slack whom he loved dearly, his father Dr. Alan Slack, stepmother Rose Slack, six brothers and sisters; Jonathan, Meghan, Lauren, Allison, Andrew, and Jesse and wife Mackenzie, a niece Riley who was the apple of Wades eye, step-sister Jessica Cook, step-brother Ethan Roderick. He is also survived by his special friends and "west coast parents" Dan and Mary Morse of Shelton, Washington, and many other relatives and friends.

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