David March Slaughter, Jr.

February 17, 1942 - May 2, 2022
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Obituary

David March Slaughter, Jr., 80, entered into eternal rest on, Monday, May 2, 2022.

David was born and raised in Laredo, Texas where he graduated from Martin High School then later Texas A&M College Station and Texas A&I in Kingsville, Texas. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Germany. After his service to his country, he returned home to work in the family business, David M. Slaughter & Son, Inc. David opened a retail store in Mall del Norte for over 18 years where they then relocated to Colonnade Square. He was an active member of United Day, and San Agustin PTA. He spent his time gardening and bird watching. He was so honored to portray George Washington at the Caballeros and WBCA celebrations. He served as President to both the Laredo Civic Music and Laredo Philharmonic.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 52 years, Millie Brown Slaughter; sons, David M. Slaughter, III, and Stewart Alexander (Yelile) Slaughter; grandchildren, Brandon, Alessandra, and Stewart; as well as numerous other family and friends.

The funeral service will be held at Christ Church Episcopal on May 4th at 10:00 AM located at 2320 Lane St, Laredo, TX 78043. Interment will follow to the Laredo City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Christ Church Episcopal or Laredo College Brown Slaughter Scholarship.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Time: 10:00 am

Church Christ Episcopal

Address:

2320 Lane St
Laredo, TX 78043

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

City Cemetery

Address:

3200 N Meadow Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040

Donation Information

Christ Church Episcopal

Our mission at Christ Church Episcopal, Laredo is to be a welcoming Christian family and help people find a lifegiving connection with Jesus Christ and His unconditional love and healing through worship, stewardship, and community outreach.

​Nuestra mission en Christ Church Episcopal, Laredo es ser una familia Cristiana cariñosa y ayudar las personas a obtener una coneccion vital  con Jesucristo y su amor y sanación incondicional por medio de alabanza, mayordomía, y alcance a nuestra comunidad.

Phone: (956) 723-5714

2320 Lane St.
Laredo, Texas 78043
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Born: February 17, 1942
Died: May 2, 2022

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Albert & Virginia Muller posted on 5/6/22

Albert and I, both send our sincere condolences to Millie and the Slaughter family. We have good memories of days at Martin High School and listening to wonderful music at Laredo Civic Music concerts together with David and Millie. For David we pray....The Lord bless him and keep him, the Lord make his face to shine upon him an be gracious unto him, the Lord lift up the light of David's countenance and give him peace. Sincerely, Cookie & Albert

 

David Hinojosa posted on 5/5/22

Our sincere condolences to the Slaughter family. May God comfort you in this difficult time. Armando Hinojosa & Family . 🙏

 

Jacqueline Hinojosa posted on 5/5/22

I remember working for the Slaughter family at Jardiniere for 3 years. I have very fond memories of the family. Mr. Slaughter was a gem and will be missed.

 

Jerry & Ana Luisa Robinson posted on 5/4/22

Our condolences to the extended family of David. You were a unique and terrific fellow. Your passing is a significant loss to Laredo.

 

Robert J Gonzalez posted on 5/4/22

Our sympathies to the David Slaughter family. He was a lovely person who would be missed by many. The world was made a better place because of him. Shirley and Bob Gonzalez

 

Claudia Amaya posted on 5/4/22

Good afternoon Mrs. Slaughter, Please accept our deepest condolences, you and your family will be in our prayers as you grieve his loss. I remember talking to him last year, he said how proud he was of you; always helping the community. He said, "She wont stay still!" He loved you soo much Mrs. Slaughter. I will always be grateful for the Slaughter's kindness. I am part of the kindness that you have given to our community. I am a nurse thanks to your kind heart. LCC 2014. God will grant you the strength you will need, I will be praying for you. May God bless you always. Claudia Amaya Nurse for Dr. Luis Benavides,

 

Alfredo G Pellegrin III posted on 5/3/22

Sincerest condolences to the family for your loss.

 

Deanna L. Longoria posted on 5/3/22

In memory of David March Slaughter, Jr., Deanna L. Longoria lit a candle

 

Deanna L. Longria posted on 5/3/22

Although I have not seen David in many years (I live in McAllen now), I remember him well. He was a nice young man who was in the circle of friends of my youth. As I recall we were in Ballroom class together at Lula Lacey’s dance studio and hung out with the Lacey’s who lived in David’s neighborhood. My condolences go to Millie and to the family. I am praying that the Lord, through his mercy, will provide them with the comfort and peace needed. Sincerely, Deanna Longoria

 

Beatriz Zapata posted on 5/3/22

Millie, David, and Stewart, we share our heartfelt condolences with you. We know David will be dearly missed. We also know he has left many cherished memories that will keep him with you for the rest of your lives. Please receive our love, Jose and Beatriz Zapata

 

Francisco Martinez posted on 5/3/22

Dear Millie and family My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. Celebrate the memories and cherised moments of David's life as he shared them with you. Please receive my most sincere condolences and may you find peace in celebrating him. Francisco Martinez

 

America G posted on 5/3/22

I extend my sincere condolences to the family. May God bring serenity to your family through this difficult time.

 

Arabella Garcia posted on 5/2/22

May God comfort you and your family.

 

Ross & Lillian Swisher posted on 5/2/22

In memory of David March Slaughter, Jr., Ross & Lillian Swisher lit a candle

 

Ross & Lillian Swisher posted on 5/2/22

Our prayers, love and sincere condolences to the Slaughter Family, may our longtime friend David rest in eternal peace, and may God bless the family with peace and comfort 🙏🏻🙏🏻

 

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