Dale E. Slater Sr., age 89, of Huntington, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:05 pm at Envive of Huntington. He graduated from Warren High School in 1952 and served in the US Army and received the Korean Service Medal with Bronze Star. He worked in set-up at Majestic. Dale enjoyed bowling, fishing and hunting.
Dale was born July 24, 1932, in Wells County, a son of Joseph Chester and Rosa May (Bricker) Slater. In 1955 he married his beloved wife Janet Burns and she passed away in 1982. He is survived by 3 sons Dale E. Slater Jr. of Huntington, David A. Slater of Andrews, Rick D. Slater of Huntington, 3 daughters Mary E. Winters of Arkansas, Joan A. Jiosa of Huntington, Lisa R. (John) Martin of Huntington, a sister Pauline Wells of Bluffton, 9 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers Kenneth, Robert, Farron, Raymond Slater and 2 sisters Thelma Fuller and Violet Ramsey.
Visitation will be held Monday, November 22 from 5-7 pm and Tuesday, November 23 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon preceding the 12:00 noon funeral service at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel. Pastor Jim Splawn will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory.
Preferred memorials are to Mission House or the Family c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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