Walter H. Slater
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Walter H. Slater
  • January 8, 1926 - December 30, 2017
  • Goodlettsville, Tennessee

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Walter Harold Slater, 91, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017. He was born Friday, January 8, 1926 in McLaughlin, South Dakota, to the late Harold and Beulah Kinsey Slater.

Mr. Slater served in WWII received the Purple Heart, worked for E I DuPont, was a member of the Goodlettsville Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed piloting his Cherokee Arrow, scuba diving, water skiing and was very involved with the great-grandchildren's activities.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mildred Slater; daughter, Diana Smith; Granddaughter, Jennifer (Jeff) Duncan; brother, George Slater; great-grandchildren, Jordan and Jonathan Duncan.

A celebration of life will be conducted 12:00 Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the chapel of Forest Lawn with K. I. Wright officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends will gather to remember Mr. Slater at a visitation Monday, January 1, 2018 from 3:00 until 8:00 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home 1150 South Dickerson Road Goodlettsville, Tennessee 37072