Roy A. Slade
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Roy Allen Slade, 59, of Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at home. He was born on July 6, 1954 to the late Raymond C. Slade. Roy graduated from Lafayette Jeff High School in 1972 and joined the U.S. Army where he served from 1972 to 1974 in Germany as a Redliner. He was married to Carla Jones from 1976 to 1981; she survives in Lafayette. From 1988 to 1995, he was married to Carol Korty; she survives in Lafayette. Roy owned and operated Slade Heating and Air for 20 years. He previously worked for Purdue University in heating and air and for the Monon Railroad. He enjoyed riding Harleys, listening to music, was known to have a "green thumb", and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Surviving are his children, Kylee Slade (Ian Livers) of Lafayette, Nick Slade of Lafayette, and Emma Slade of Bloomington; several brothers and sisters; and grandchildren, Harper Slade and Lydia Livers. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Marion Tetzloff.
A Memorial Service with Military Rites will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30 at Fisher Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Chapel.
Memorial Donations may be made to your local food pantry in loving memory of Roy. You may light a Candle of Hope in remembrance and sign Roy's guest book by visiting www.fisherfuneralchapel.com.
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services
914 Columbia Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Published in the Journal & Courier on Apr. 22, 2014