George Henry Slaughter Sr.
George Henry Slaughter Sr., 89, of Orange passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, at Arboretum Nursing and Rehabilitation in Winnie. He was a native of Deweyville, born on Aug. 2, 1923 to parents, Dora Elizabeth (Cooper) and Henry Plaskie Slaughter. He had lived most of his life in Orange, and had served his country in the Navy during WWII from 1942 until 1945.
He had worked in construction with Local Union #450 as a heavy equipment operator. George loved taking long walks to keep him self fit. George was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Slaughter; mother, Dora Slaughter; sister, Pearl Blackman; brothers, Bill and Claude Slaughter.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Geraldine Slaughter of Orange; daughters, Deana Sherrill and husband, Greg of Orange, Dora E. Langston and husband, Brian of Vidor, Joyce Carlisle of Orange; sons, George Slaughter Jr. of Vidor, Phillip L. Slaughter and wife, Jane of Philippines; 18 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter on the way.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 3:00 pm, at Dorman Funeral Home, with a visitation one hour prior to service time. Cremation will follow the services.
Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com