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Michael Don Slack

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Michael Don Slack

Thayer - Michael Don Slack, 61, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

Mike was born December 23, 1956, to Donald B. and Mary Fowler Slack at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C., while his father was serving in the military.

Mike joined the Army in 1978, serving in Army Intelligence with the MOS of Electronic Warfare/Signal Intelligence. He was stationed in Augsburg, Germany and was honorably discharged from the Army in 1981.

Mike was united in marriage to Deborah Beaver February 17, 2009. For the last 10 years, he called Thayer, Missouri, home.

He was preceded in death by his wife Debbie Slack, his father Don Slack, his aunt Kay Fowler Peele, and his grandparents - Homer Fowler, Blanche Darby Kelley, and Herbert and Louise Evans Slack.

He is survived by his mother Mary Fowler Slack, sister Jill Slack, and nephew Matthew Slack and wife Alexa, all of Springfield; cousins Todd Peele of Springfield and Shay Peele Luckie of Rogers, AR; step-daughters Carmen Smith of Gentry, AR, and Maria Palmer and husband Kyle Love of Steamboat Springs, CO; and step-grandchildren Cheyenne Smith and Laramie Smith of Gentry, AR.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

Donations may be made in Mike's name to the CoxHealth Foundation Cancer Endowment Fund.
Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 4, 2018
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