Funeral services for Bobby "Bob" Slaughter will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at C.V. White Gymnasium, Lake View, Arkansas. Rev. George Andrew Gibson will officiate. Burial will be at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, Wabash, AR. Visitation will be on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10:00am-11:00 am at C.V. White Gymnasium.
Bobby James Slaughter, loving referred to as “Bob” or “Big Cuz” was born on October 27, 1950 to Alberta Kelly Long and Eddie Slaughter, Sr.
Bob accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age under the leadership of Rev. F. W. Williams at Old Jerusalem M.B. Church of Wabash, AR.
Bob graduated from C.V. White High School in Lakeview, AR in 1970. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1972 and served until 1978. During his service, he received the National Defense Service Medal, Rifle Expert Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Letter of Appreciation and Good Conduct Medal.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, his stepfather, L.T. Long, Sr., two brothers; Eddie Slaughter, Jr. and Leavester Long, Sr., and a stepbrother, Alco Edwards, III.
Bob received his final assignment on Thursday, January 18, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. He will be missed and remembered charisma, energetic spirit, love for people, and quirky sayings such as “Make it do what it do”, “Ain’t nothing to me”, or I’m blessed by the best”. He never met a stranger, everyone was a relative.
Bob leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Luvenia of Little Rock, AR; five daughters, Katonya(Kenneth)Sanders of Oneida, AR, Denita(LaCarlton)Oby of Tyler, TX, Lajuanda Slaughter of Dallas, TX, Makia and Antranelia Edwards of Little Rock, AR, a stepson, Tarvon Cook-Lyons of Little Rock, AR; three brothers: Tommy(Pat) Long of Bedford, TX, Louis(Shirley)Long of Richmond, TX, Troy(Amy)Long of Lexa, AR; four sisters, Ferry Dean(James)Pitts of Hephzibah, GA, Nevada Smith of Maryland, Earlene Slaughter-McDonald of Davenport, IA, and Gloria Slaughter-Hunter of Cleveland, OH; eighteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; one aunt, Ruth Jefferson of Chicago, IL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at:www.brownseternallight.com