Robert "Bob" Lee Slayton, 80, of Hardy, Ark., died July 17, 2008, in Jonesboro, Ark.
He retired as the Chief of Fire and Security for the City of Cherokee Village, and was a former Arkansas State Trooper.
He was a member of Ward Street Church of Christ where he served as an elder for over 30 years.
He was the son of the late Joe Slayton and the late Barbara Stevens Slayton.
He is survived by: his wife of 60 years, Jean Inness Slayton of Hardy; two daughters and sons-in-law, Leala Jean and Don Morgan of Hardy, Pat and Sonny Fowler of Jonesboro; foster daughter, Tina Dees and sons, Mitchell and Drake of Jonesboro; four sisters, Lou Taylor of Cherokee Village, Mary Miner of Paragould, Elizabeth Bradford of Paducah, Ky., and Sally Powers of West Memphis; four brothers, Bill Slayton of Cherokee Village, David Slayton of Flint, Mich., Richard Slayton of Pocahontas, and Danny Slayton of Williford; two grandchildren, Donna Jean Goodwin and Faron Lee Morgan; two great-grandchildren; one foster grandchild; and one foster great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; one brother, Joe Ed Slayton; and one sister, Bobbie King.
Funeral services were held at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel on July 19 with Bro. Tom O'Neal, Bro. Joe Spangler, Bro. Jack Richardson and Bro. Joel Harris officiating. Interment followed in the Baker Cemetery near Hardy, Ark.
Arrangements were entrusted to Heath Funeral Home of Highland.
Online guestbook found at www.heathfuneralhome.net.