Mass of Christian Burial for Charles Lee Slaughter, 85, Eudora will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May, 26, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. He passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Medicalodges Eudora.
Charles was born December 22, 1930 in Neosho, MO the son of Norman L. and Opal M. (Thorn) Slaughter.
He lived in Eudora since 1965.
He served his country in the Army Corp during the Korean war.
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, a member and past commander of VFW 846 in Overland Park, KS, a member of the boy scouts, and a past assistant scoutmaster for troop #64 from 1969 – 1981.
He was a farmer and was a manager at Bendix Corporation.
He married Martha Ann Clark, February 19, 1955 in Kansas City, MO. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Charles D. Slaughter (Diane), Cascade, CO, Robert Slaughter (Kathy), Lawrence; daughter, Caroline Long (Edward), Linwood, KS; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and brother, Dean Slaughter, Independence, MO.
A Rosary will be said at 6:00 pm Wednesday, May 25 with visitation to follow until 8:00 pm at Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel in Eudora.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Holy Family Catholic Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.