July 9, 1951 - February 4, 2015
Chester Arthur Slimp III, born in San Antonio Texas on July 9th, 1951 passed away on the morning of February 4th, 2015 in his home, with his wife and son at his side.
He is preceded in death by his father Chester A. Slimp Jr and his mother Ellen Naylor. He is survived by his loving wife Cynthia, his son Chester IV, his sister Ellen Sinclair, and his brother Andrew Brownlow Slimp II.
Chester graduated from MacArthur High School, San Antonio, in 1969 and received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. In his professional career he worked for several firms; the City of San Antonio and most notably, Alamo Architects. He had a life-long passion for music and cars. As a drummer he played for various San Antonio and Austin bands, most notably the Grim Reapers, dates active, 1960-1970. Known by his his bandmates and friends as the" Flam-Master", and he is the self-proclaimed "King of the San Antonio Slop Rock Drumming Style". Chester could sing with soul and was always the life of a party.
His family would like to specially thank Alamo Architects for all of their support, Gladys Gonzalez and Dr. Laura Houston and for their kindness and care, and Bob and Carolyn Thronson for their love and spiritual guidance during Chester's illness. Grave-side services will be held just south of San Antonio in Adkins, Texas, at Kiacaster Cemetary (FM 3432 and county road 324), on February 15th at 3pm. His family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make a donation, in Chester's memory, to the charity of your choice
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. Arrangements entrusted to Vaughan's Funeral Home of Boerne.
Published by San Antonio Express-News on Feb. 8, 2015.