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David Lauren Slade


1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
David Lauren Slade Obituary
DAVID LAUREN SLADE, 91, moved on from the VA Loma Linda Hospital to be with Jesus Christ his Lord and Savior on Monday, September 1, 2014. He was born on January 26, 1923 in Wichita, KS to David and Ella Slade. In 1946 he married Billie L. Dickson and enjoyed a 60 year marriage. Together they raised four children: Stephen, Stanley, Sharrie, and Shauna. David was a U.S. Navy pilot for 25 years and retired as a Lieutenant Commander. He served in WWII and fought in Korea and received several medals including the Navy Commendation Medal with the Combat "V" for valor, and the Air Medal. David is survived by his four children, and their families and his caretaker/wife Mary Jane Rubino, and her two daughters and their families. Surviving brother Norman Slade resides in Kansas. Funeral services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on September 22, at 1:30 pm. All who loved David are welcome to attend his memorial. David and Billie also loved and leave behind many grandchildren and great grandchildren as a legacy of God's blessings in their lives. Both David and Billie would want all to know this Bible verse: "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain" (Philippians 1:21). We thank our parents for their love towards us and most importantly their love of God.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 10, 2014
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