31, native of Tarpon Springs, passed away August 9, 2018, after a long battle with illness. He graduated from Tarpon Springs High School and was vice president of Sunrise Elevator Company. Joseph enjoyed fishing and hunting with his family and friends. He was a beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend. He is survived by his wife, Nhi; children, Alek "Joey" Slater, Victoria Slater, Tracy Slater; father and mother, Fred and Tina Slater; siblings, Charlie Slater and Rachel Fink. Visitation, 4-5 pm, with a service at 5 pm, all on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.