Kenneth Paxton Slusser Jr.

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March 14, 1930 – Dec. 30, 2012

Kenneth Paxton Slusser, Jr. Ret. Major, 82, of Salisbury passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks.

He was born Friday, March 14, 1930 in Richmond, VA, the son of the late Kenneth P. Slusser, Sr. and Helen Nora Slusser.
After graduating high school in New Jersey in 1947 he joined the US Air Force. He attended officer Candidate School at Lackland AFB in Lackland, TX and went on to serve his country for 21 years. He retired from the US Air Force as a Major on December 31, 1968. After his retirement Kenneth was a private business owner. He was of the Lutheran faith and very active in his church in Panama City, FL.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by wife on February 27, 1999, Nancy Ann Wilbur Slusser, whom he married September 9, 1951 and son, Kurt Slusser and brother, Mike Slusser

Those left to cherish his memories are son, Mark Slusser and wife Victoria of Salisbury; grandson, Jason Slusser and wife Kim and great-grand daughters Caitlyn and Alayna, granddaughter Lora Griffin and husband Nathan and great-granddaughter Madalinn and grandson Kyle Slusser all of Salisbury; brothers and sisters Earl Hall, Ron Slusser, Sylvia McMahon, Mary Soriero, Barbara Walsh and David Slusser.

Service: The family will hold a service at later date in Panama City, FL.
Published in Panama City News Herald on Jan. 4, 2013
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