Joseph "Tank" Slaton, age 50, of Comer passed away on Friday, January 11, 2013.
Mr. Slaton enjoyed fishing, hunting, spotting for deer, and playing cards. He is best remembered as someone who loved spending time with his family and friends; especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Slaton.
He is survived by: his wife, Patricia Slaton of Comer; mother, Jean Slaton of Winder; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Brenda Finley of Comer, Billy and Lisa Finley of Colbert, Jason White of Wilmington, VA; daughters and sons-in-law, Misty and Scott Finley of Athens, Monti and Jason Head of Arnoldsville, CeeJa and Alfred Darsey of Cherry Point, NC; and 9 grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, January 14 from 5 – 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 15 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kyle Savage officiating.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.