Dennis R. Slater, 63

February 25, 2009

JUNE 19, 1945-FEB. 21, 2009

Dennis R. Slater, 63, of South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, near Hagerstown as a result of an automobile accident.

Born June 19, 1945, in Blue Creek, W.Va., he was the son of the late Roy Dennis and Virginia Helen Strickland Slater.

He attended Hagerstown High School.

He was a retired truck driver.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He attended New Hope Alliance Church in Williamsport.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Theresa L. McClure Slater; two daughters, Valarie J. Slater of Hagerstown and Crystal R. Jackson of Johnstown, Pa.; two sons, Darren R. Slater of Hagerstown and Steve R. Slater of Somerset, Pa.; one sister, Bonnie J. Linn of Dunbar, W.Va.; one brother, Edward Slater of Dunbar; nine grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and one niece.


He was preceded in death by one grandson.

There will be no viewing.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

A memorial service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at New Hope Alliance Church, Williamsport. Pastor Todd Stroud will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Hope Alliance Church for Theresa Slater, 300 S. Artizan St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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