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Robert Slaughter, Jr.

September 8, 1942 — April 18, 2014

FORT WORTH -- Robert David Slaughter Jr., 71, passed away peacefully Friday, April 18, 2014, after a year-long battle with lung cancer.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Benbrook United Methodist Church, 1122 Bryant St., Benbrook. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Winscott Road Funeral Home, 1001 Winscott Road, Benbrook. Rev. Vernon R. Gatlin officiating.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life Benbrook.
Robert was born Sept. 8, 1942, in Fort Worth. He was a 1961 graduate of Paschal High School. His greatest joy was his family, especially his grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by parents, Bob and Mozell Slaughter, and nephew, Jason Willis.
The family would like to especially thank Dr. David Barrera and his staff with Texas Oncology, Southwest Fort Worth; and the caregivers and staff with Community Hospice.
Survivors: Loving wife of 48 years, Sylvia Slaughter; daughter, Laurie LeCroy Capps; son, Rodney LeCroy; son, Robert E. Slaughter and wife, Carri; grandsons, Blake LeCroy, Nolan Capps, Chris Weis, John Robert Slaughter and Garrett Slaughter; granddaughter, DeShaun Edwards; four great-grandchildren; sister, Kay Willis and husband, Jack; and sister, Miriam Corbin and husband, Sonny.

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