Robert A. Slayton, 74, of Greenville died Monday, March 13, 2017, at Legend Healthcare. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Richard Flowers officiating. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time, Saturday.
Mr. Slayton was born in El Paso, Texas, on Jan. 7, 1943. He was the son of Patricia Cotreres McAlpine. He married Delores Dinkins on Oct. 17, 1967, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a retired owner of a hardware store. He was a member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Samantha A. Hall and husband Kenneth; grandchildren Sandra Hall, C.J. Hall, Deanna Weatherford and Kenneth A. "Bubba" Hall; and great-grandchildren A.J. Weatherford, Aleah Weatherford and Jacob Weatherford.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Slayton; his mother, Patricia McAlpine; sister Diana Parker and grandson Justin Andrew Hall.
Published on March 15, 2017