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Milton Robert Slate

Published 9:35am Friday, January 17, 2014

January 16, 2014

Funeral for Milton Robert Slate, 58, of Hartselle will be Sun. Jan. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Floyd Bradford, Joey Coots, and Thomas Erb officiating.

Burial will be in Hartselle Memory Gardens Cemetery with Hartselle Heritage Funeral home directing. Visitation will be Sat., Jan. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Slate died January 16, 2014. He was born Oct. 3, 1955 in Augusta, Ga. to Milford Osmond Slate and Laura Fulmer Slate. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Mr. Slate was an avid fisherman, hunter, and he loved the outdoors. He was a loving husband and father. Even though he was severely disabled, he led and active lifestyle. He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Turner.

He is survived by his wife, Nellie F. Slate; a son, Bradley N. Slate of Madison; a daughter, Shannon K. Slate of Decatur; a brother, David A. Slate of South Carolina; and a sister, Barbara S. Graham of Athens.

Pallbearers will be Mark Converse, Mark Lucas, J. R. Jenkins, Mike McGill, Josh Holladay and Bryan Taylor.

Family is accepting flowers, or donations may be made to American Cancer Society.

 

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