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Mr. Dan Willard Slater

June 20, 1940 — September 18, 2021


FLAT ROCK, AL: Dan Willard Slater, 81, died September 18, 2021 at Highlands Hospital Scottsboro, Alabama. He was a veteran of the United States Army, life-long golfer, retired from TVA, attended East Brow Baptist Church, a loving husband, devoted father and proud grandfather and great-grandfather known as “Papa Dan” and “Papaw”.

He is preceded in death by parents, Hugh and LaVina Slater; brothers Bill Slater, Bryce Slater, Fred Slater and Doug Slater and sister Betty Slater Hill.

Dan is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Elaine Carroll Slater; daughters Angie (Pierre) Pilote and Danette (Terry) Higdon. daughters by marriage Angie (David) Bain, Anita (Stan) Skipper, son by marriage AJ Buckner; grandchildren Kathryn (Larry) Dismukes, Amanda (Kevin) Kranz, Corey (Sarah) Skipper, Zac (Lexi) Barringer, Michael Skipper, Chloe and AnnaLynn Buckner and Austin Higdon. great-grandchildren Thomas and Caroline Kranz and Wyatt and James Skipper; sisters Dora (Leonard) Atkins, Clara Scholfield; brother John (Dale) Slater; sisters-in-law Doris and Mary Slater; many nieces and nephews, friends and fellow golfers.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Bryant Chapel of Moore Funeral Home. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM EDT. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.

We respectfully request that social distancing, wearing masks, and all CDC measures be followed at the funeral home and cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Tennessee Baptist Childrens Home, 6623 Lee Highway, Chattanooga TN 37421

Our family wants to thank everyone who prayed, called, texted or contacted our family in any way. A prayer thank-you to Dr. Margaret Morr and the dedicated staff at Highlands Hospital for their compassionate care.

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Arrangements entrusted to Moore Funeral Home in Bryant, Alabama
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moore Funeral Home - Bryant

1474 AL-73, Bryant, AL 35958

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