William Preston (Bill) Slate, 75, of Galax, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Dixon County, Tenn.
He was born in the Brush Creek Community of Wythe County, on Aug. 28, 1938, to Preston J. and Hallie Rosenbaum Slate.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ann King Slate; son and daughter-in-law, William Dean (Billy) and Angie Slate; four grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Isom and Ruth and Maynard Brown; brother and sister-in-law, James and Lois Slate, all of Galax; and sisters-in-law, Nancy Morris and Betty Jo Griffin.
A memorial service was held Nov. 4, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Titus Anderson officiating.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.