Nathan Eugene Slaughter
09/15/1940 – 01/27/2020
Obituary for Nathan Eugene Slaughter
Nathan Eugene (Gene) Slaughter, 79, of Cole Camp, MO, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020 at his home. He was born on September 15, 1940 in Tampa, FL the son of George W and Alene (Bailey) Meyers, who preceded him in death.
On November 24, 1982 in Altamonte Springs, FL, he was united in marriage to Rebecca Dickson, who resides at the home.
Gene served his country honorably in the United States Air Force for 21 years, retiring in 1983. He worked as an NTAC Engineer for Sprint Telephone Co. for 22 years. Gene enjoyed working on lawn tractors and trucks. He also enjoyed working in his gardens and spending time with his friends. Gene was a generous guy and was known for his very dry sense of humor.
Besides his wife, survivors include two sons Garrett, Shannon, and a daughter Sadedra; eight grandchildren and one great grandson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George Slaughter.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.
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