Keith Slover PADUCAH- Keith Slover, 79, a lifetime Paducah resident passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in Childress, Texas. Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at the Guthrie Activity Center. Interment will follow in the Guthrie Cemetery. Mr. Slover will lie in state for public viewing from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m. Friday, June 1st, 2012 at Zapata Funeral Home of Paducah. Family Visitation will be from 6 till 8 p.m. Friday, June 1st, 2012. It is at Keith's request that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to Guthrie Cemetery c/o Zapata Funeral Home, PO Box 728, Paducah, TX 79248 or Childress Hospice PO Box 1030, Childress, TX, 79201. Keith was born Nov 6, 1932 in White Star, TX to Ira Lee and Lennie Mae Slover. He received his early education in Paducah and graduated high school with the Paducah Class of 1950. Shortly after his schooling he proudly served his country with the US Army during the Korean War. Keith was a natural born cowboy and earned his was in life as a self employed horse trainer. His favorite pass time was riding horses, drinking coffee and visiting with friends. His philosophy to life was; Do your job, keep your mouth shut and respect others. Keith had a lot of love to give to his family and friends and he always had a little extra love to give to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Keith was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Kathleen (Nanny) Slover; his wife of two years, Margaret Barnhill; his parents. He is survived by his longtime companion and best friend, Margaret Puckett; four sons and their wives, Donnie Slover, Jim and Luann Slover, Bruce and Laura Slover all of Paducah and Jay and Shirley Hurt of Guthrie; two brothers, Gary Slover of Mac Gregor, Texas, Jim Slover of Big Sandy, Texas; two sisters, Wanda Davis of Hubbard, Texas, Emma Martin of Dangerfield, Texas; sister-in-law, Marie Slover of Panhandle, Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on June 1, 2012