Mr. Slaughter departed this life on Wednesday morning, January 25, 2023 at Christian Care Center in Bolivar.
He was born in Chester County where he spent most of his life prior to moving to Hardeman County later in life. He was a graduate of Chester County High School and retired from Devilbiss in Jackson. Mr. Slaughter was a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church where he taught a Bible class for over 30 years. He served his country in the USAF at Kiestler AFB from 1962-1966.
He leaves a son, Jason Slaughter of Jackson; sister, Diane (Bobby) Humphreys of Jackson; step-sister, Jean Kiestler of Jackson; five step-children, Barbara (Tom) Anderson of Cloverport, Debbie Castleberry of Memphis, Jeff (Teresa) Castleberry of Bolivar, Susan Castleberry of Bolivar and, Chris Castleberry of Cloverport; two step-grandchildren, Tyler (Abby) Castleberry and Penny (Lee) Garner; four step-great-grandchildren, Maisen and Gavin Castleberry; Laney and Mary Burks Garner; and a brother-in-law, Larry (Dee) Vandiver of Bolivar.
Mr. Slaughter was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Barton (2/27/2020); his mother and step-father, Willie Pearl and Claude Bolton and, his father, Bill Slaughter.