DOYLE RAY SLAYTON, SR. HARLINGEN - Doyle Ray Slayton, Sr., 72, died Friday, December 19, 2014, at Harlingen Medical Center. Born and raised in Pharr. After graduating from PSJA, he went on to play college football at the University of Houston and McMurry University under Grant Teaff. Following his playing career, he coached at various South Texas Schools and at the college level in Missouri. He is preceded in death by his parents, Irene and George Alton Slayton. Mr. Slayton is survived by his wife, Catherine Champion Slayton of Harlingen; five children, Tracy (Mark) Self of Edinburg, Doyle (Leanne) Slayton of Dallas, TX, Laura (Nicer) Perez of San Antonio, TX, A.J. (Cathy) Longoria of New Braunfels, TX, Jeanie (Jesse) Aguilar of Laredo, TX; and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at Memorial Funeral Home, 208 E. Canton in Edinburg. Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Edinburg. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg. Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
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Published by The Monitor on Dec. 22, 2014.