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Arnold L. Slagle, 73, Kokomo, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at St. Vincent, Kokomo. Born July 17, 1944, in Monticello, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Zora (Crabtree) and Jess Slagle. On June 18, 1984, he married Patricia Ann (Trent) Slagle. She preceded him in death.
He worked at Delco Electronics for over 30 years. Arnold enjoyed cooking and gardening. In his previous years, he loved to go fishing. He was a loving father and grandfather. He is now reunited with his love, Patricia.
He is survived by daughters, Sherri (husband Terry) Thieke, Amboy, and Shelli (Paul) Byrd, Herbst, Indiana; sister in-law, Betty I. Trent "Aunt B," Kokomo; nephew, Andy Trent; grandchildren, Christopher Breed, Nicole Connolly, Heather (David) Hunt, Brandon Thieke (Fiance Nikki), Brant (Kayla) Byrd, Paul Jr. (Krista) Byrd, Kylie (Ryan) Ferrell and Peyton Byrd (Courtney); and great-grandchildren, Brayden and Elija Breed, Madisyn and Carter Connolly, Alisyn and Ariah Tharp, Payton Hunt, Logan Byrd, Cale Byrd, Makenna Byrd, Jake Seals, Jackson Byrd, Karsyn Byrd and Kourtney Volmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife, Patricia.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, with Gary Hendricks officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
You may go to www.ellersmortuarywebster.com to sign the guest book or leave a condolence for the family.
Published on February 28, 2018
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