Funeral services for William “Bill” Dean Slavin, Jr., 56, Guntersville, AL will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 at Family Church of Lawrence, 906 N. 1464 Road Lawrence, KS. Burial with military honors will be held at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service at Oak Hill Cemetery. He died Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born on September 9, 1962 in St. Joseph, Missouri the son of William Dean and Kennetta Jo (Hobbs) Slavin.
Bill was a SSGT in the U.S. Air Force for 13 years. He was the Owner/President of Firelake Construction, Inc. He was a member of the Potawatomi Nation. Bill attended Connect Church in Guntersville, AL.
He is survived by his wife, Mary C. Stritikus Slavin whom he married on March 26, 1999 in the Bahamas. Other survivors include his mother, Kennetta Slavin, Eudora; his children, Aaron (Sunny) Slavin, Washington, Emilie Slavin, Alabama, Julie Slavin, Tonganoxie, Katherine (Tanner) Burkhart, Wichita; siblings, Jenny (Floyd) Hiatt, Lawrence, Cynthia (Jerry) Reasoner, Eudora, Diana (James) Theis, Paola, Tim (Lisa) Slavin, Baldwin City, Jackie (Greg) Foley, Lecompton; 14 nieces and nephews; nine grandchildren, Ethan Slavin, Michael Slavin, Trentan Slavin, Allison Stephens, Kendal Spence, Jackson White, Joseph White, Jaela White and Addison Burkhart. He was preceded in death by his father, William Dean Slavin in January 1992.
The family will greet friends Sunday, April, 7, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to:
or may be sent in care in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.