Survivors include his son: Jerry Dewayne Slate and wife Tammy; sisters: Betty Settle and Gladys Winchester; brother: George Slate; grandchildren: Hailey Newell and husband Brian, Kristen Gilbert and husband Ethan, Jared Slate; great-grandchildren: Emma Newell and expected great-grandchild Aiden Newell; along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2022 in Combs-Hess Funeral Service Chapel with Minister Keith Hovis and Minister Ron Epling officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in Ketron Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy can be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page and our website www.chfunerals.com. Combs-Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, Va. 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Slate family.