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Robert Adair Slater

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“With heartfelt sympathy to the family, I am so sorry for your loss. May the God who "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss. Bob did so much to help our family when we started out. Sharing his experience strength and hope. You are all in my prayers. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Leslie Ferguson - Tenants Harbor, ME

“My deepest sympathy to the Salter family.We are forever greatful for you and your family kindness and generosity. You will be miss, but will never...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Hai (Peter) Nguyen - CA

“Dear Sandy, your father was a man of character. I met him several times and each time he made me smile because he was smiling. Keep smiling my...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Helen Bjorklund - Kissimmee, FL

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Robert was born on March 16, 1931 and passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Robert was a resident of Florida at the time of passing.

He graduated from Coe College where he met his loving wife Dolores (Dolly) Johnson of Evanston, IL.

Bob served 20 years in the Air Force as a pilot, and retired in 1973 from Patrick Air Force Base where he flew the ARIA during the Apollo missions, his squadron delivering the first samples of Moon rocks to Houston Space Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 21st at St. David's By the Sea, 600 S. 4th St., Cocoa Beach, FL. Col. Slater will be interned at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in a private ceremony. Celebration of Life at the St David's By the Sea at 10:30 AM on April 21, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. David's By the Sea "Outreach Fund" or St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church "discretionary fund", 200 Main St., Thomaston, ME 04861.