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Ronald W. Slater

November 14, 1942 April 15, 2018
Ronald W. Slater
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Obituary for Ronald W. Slater

Obituary for Ronald W. Slater

Ronald W. Slater, 75, of Owensville, IN, passed away Sunday April 15, 2018 at 7:35 PM at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Ron was born November 14, 1942 in Vincennes, IN the son of Albert Slater and LouVon Beard Thompson. He was a 1961 graduate of Lincoln High School and was an avid musician playing the drums for several groups. He also enjoyed playing with several artists on recording’s released nationally. He also sang lead vocalist in the bands. He loved baseball, St. Louis Cardinal’s of course and he spent many a game with his grandson Alan Schulze analyzing the stats of the games. He enjoyed riding his Harley with his wife, camping, and spending time with family and friends. He worked for 37 years for PSI/Duke Energy retiring as a Senior Chemical Operator. He married Mary Jane Meek on August 18, 1973 and they made their life together for 44 years.

Ron is survived by his wife, Jane Slater, children, Dana Dougherty, and her husband John of North Vernon, IN, Tony Slater, and his wife Monica of Middletown, OH, Bobby Tester, and his wife Charity, of Bicknell, IN, Michelle Krueger, and her husband Andy of Columbus, IN, Jada Tworek, and her husband Keith of Trafalgar, IN, Kevin Hashman, and his wife Aretta of Columbus, IN, Tammy Lynch of Vincennes, IN, Robyn Coburn of Bicknell, IN and Teresa Elliott, and her husband Stacy of Bicknell, IN. He also survived by 27 Grandchildren, 30 Great Grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Martha Anne Meek of Vincennes, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents & a sister Donna Davis.

Funeral services will be celebrated Friday April 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. Scripture and reflections offered by Tessa Coburn. He will be laid to rest in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday April 19, 2018 from 4 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or Cardinal’s Care Foundation, Attn: Michael Hall 700 Clark Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the family.
Online condolences can be made duesterbergfredrick.com

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

19

Apr

4:00 PM 4/19/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick

521 Vigo Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Duesterberg-Fredrick
521 Vigo Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

Funeral

Friday

20

Apr

2:00 PM 4/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick

521 Vigo Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Duesterberg-Fredrick
521 Vigo Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bicknell Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bicknell, IN 47512

Bicknell 47512 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Cardinal's Care Foundation

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

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