Donald D. Slocum

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Donald D. "Don" Slocum, age 82, of Oak Ridge North, TX died January 12, 2016.

He was born February 4, 1933 in Quincy, Adams Co., IL, the son of Robert Franklin and Louise Fingerlin Slocum. He married Barbara Jean Simmons, daughter of Robert Earl and Alleen Jackson Simmons, in Quincy, IL on May 31, 1958.

Don graduated from Seymour High School, Payson, IL in 1951; Gem City Business College, Quincy, IL in 1952-1953 and attended the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL. He served with the Quartermaster Co., 2nd Infantry Division, US Army, 1953-1954, during the Korean War attaining the rank of Sargent. He was employed by the US Government for 30 years; US Railway Mail Service, US Post Office Department 1957-1961; U.S. Border Patrol Agent, US Border Patrol, Immigration & Naturalization Service, Del Rio, TX 1961-1962 and in 1962 US Customs Service, Treasury Supervisory Special Agent, St. Louis, MO and Houston, TX. He retired from US Customs, March 1983 and received numerous awards.

Survivors are daughter Tami (Dennis) McNair, Conroe, TX; son Steve (Allison) Slocum, Oak Ridge North, TX and granddaughter Madison Slocum; A brother, Terry (Kathie) Slocum, Libertyville, IL; niece, Angela (Devin) Wight, La Vista, NE; nephew, Aaron (Johnna) Slocum, Ingleside, IL. His wife and parents preceded him in death.

Funeral services will me Mon Jan 18 at 11:00 am at Forest Park The Woodlands. Burial in Forest Park Cemetery, The Woodlands, TX. The family will receive friends Sunday, Jan 17, 4-7.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors - Precious Moments Supporting Foundation or the .


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Published on yourconroenews.com from Jan. 15 to Jan. 28, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home
18000 Interstate 45 S | The Woodlands, TX 77384 | (936) 321-5115
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