Bill is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred Janssen Slaughter; sons, Ricky (Diane Watkins-Slaughter) Slaughter of Midland, Michigan, and Jerry Slaughter of Victoria; three grandchildren, Ryan Slaughter and Jared Slaughter of Victoria, and Anna Slaughter Wamack (David) of Midland, Michigan; his sister, Margaret “Peggy” Graham of Austin, Texas.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, J. M. Slaughter and Milton E. Slaughter.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Rosewood Funeral Chapels.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Monday, March 31, 2014, at First English Lutheran Church, Rev. Jim Pearson officiating. Burial with full military honors under the auspices of the Victoria Veterans Council will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wallace Graham, Jr., Robert Graham, Eric Moede, Milton Slaughter, Jr., Michael Slaughter and Ryan Slaughter.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 E. Locust, Victoria, Texas, 77901, First English Lutheran Church, 516 N. Main, Victoria, Texas, 77901, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.