Obituary - James Robert Slagle

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James Robert Slagle

August 5, 1936 - July 21, 2017
Age: 80
Residence: Walnut Grove, MO
Formerly of: Slagle, MO

James “Robert” Slagle, age 80 of Walnut Grove, MO, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at Citizens Memorial Hospital Bolivar, MO.  He was born August 5, 1936, at Slagle, MO, to Creed and Rachael Lee (Mitchell) Slagle.  He is a US Air Force veteran.  Robert was united in marriage to Bonnie Jo Stafford September 14, 1957, and to this union three children were born.  He is a member of the Eudora Baptist Church, the Pleasant Hope Masonic Lodge #467, and the United Rubber Workers Union Local #667.

          He is preceded in death by his parents; a grandson Christopher J. Slagle, Jr.; three brothers: Austin, Benny, and infant Charles Slagle; and two sisters: Willa Slagle, and Helen Bailey.

          He is survived by his wife of 60 years Bonnie of the home; three children: Christopher Slagle and wife Tracy of Bolivar, MO, Jeff Slagle of Walnut Grove, MO, and Kimberly McKenzie and husband Kevin of Greenfield, MO; eight grandchildren: Carol, Holli and husband Ryan, Lyndsey, Jonathan, Turner, Jayme, Austin, and Kayla; six great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

          Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Eudora Baptist Church with Pastors John Shuler and Jim White officiating.  Burial will follow at Slagle Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Chris Slagle, Jeff Slagle, Kevin McKenzie, Turner Slagle, Jonathan Slagle, and Austin Slagle.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in the funeral home. 

Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Eudora Baptist Church building fund.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.


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Funeral Home Information
Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613
Phone: (417) 326-5211
Visitation Information
Location: Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
Date/Time: 7/25/17 6-8 pm
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO
Phone: (417) 326-5211
Service Information
Location: Eudora Baptist Church
Date/Time: 07/26/17 10:00 am
Presiding Official: Pastor John Shuler
316 East Broadway Street
Eudora, MO
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