Johnny Edwin Slack

Johnny Edwin Slack

SALISBURY - Johnny Edwin Slack, 72, of Salisbury, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Laurels of Salisbury Nursing Home.

Born Oct. 27, 1940 in Rowan County, he was the son of the late John Wade Slack and Helen Brown Slack Wilson.

John graduated from Cleveland Highs School in 1959. He worked for Rowan Mills and retired from B.Con Construction. John enjoyed boating and working in flowers.

Those left to cherish his memory are wife Margaret Clawson Slack whom he married March 5, 1976; daughters, Julie Gatti (George) of Goodview, Va., Angie Baxter (Scott) of Matthews and Roxanne Spartman (Billy) of Raleigh; grandchildren, Kayle Gatti, Grayson Gatti, Savannah Spartman, Luke Baxter and Ben Baxter; and his loving pet, Tracy.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2013 at Maranatha Bible Church.

Service: 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013 at Maranatha Bible Church with the Pastor Peter Newell officiating. Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens, 8625 Hwy 52, Rockwell, NC 28138.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Maranatha Bible Church, 2320 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28147.

Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Slack family. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Lyerly Funeral Home
515 S. Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144

Published in Salisbury Post on Mar. 17, 2013