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Dale E. Slater Sr.

Dale E. Slater Sr., 89, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at 7:05 p.m., at Envive Healthcare of Huntington.

Mr. Slater graduated from Warren High School in 1952. He served in the U.S. Army and received the Korean Service Medal with Bronze Star. He worked in set-up at Majestic.

He was born on July 24, 1932, in Wells County, to Joseph Chester and Rosa May (Bricker) Slater. He married Janet Burns in 1955. She preceded him in death in 1982.

Survivors include three sons, Dale E. Slater Jr., of Huntington, David A. Slater, of Andrews, and Rick D. Slater, of Huntington; three daughters, Mary E. Winters, of Arkansas, Joan A. Jiosa, of Huntington, and Lisa R. (John) Martin, of Huntington; a sister, Pauline Wells, of Bluffton; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel.

A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at noon, at the funeral home, with one hour of calling prior to the service. Rev. Jim Splawn will officiate. 

Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory.

Memorials may be made to the Mission House or the family, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.