Monday, April 5th, 2010
Lawerence Slone, Sr.
Lawrence M. Slone, Sr., 68, 04423 Auglaize Co. Road 33-A, St. Marys, died at 6:20 a.m. April 2, 2010, at his home.
He was born May 4, 1941, in Pippa Passes, Ky., to Amos and Sarah Slone Slone. On Sept. 29, 1962, he married Billie Jean Benson, who survives.
Also surviving are seven children, Carolyn Sue (John) Monty, Seminole, Fla., Shelly Cavinder, Clearwater, Fla., Larry (Sarah) Slone, Jr., Bluffton, Joe Slone, George Slone and Jessica (Mike) Bell, all of St. Marys, and Jennifer Slone, Rockford; a brother, John (Patricia) Slone, St. Marys; a sister, Nancy (Bill) Montague, Celina; a granddaughter whom he raised, Heather (Michael) Bonifas, St. Marys; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a two sons, Lawrence Slone and Todd Slone, and a granddaughter.
He was a retired truck driver for Lancaster Oil Co. in St. Petersburg, Fla., and a production worker at St. Marys Foundry Co. He attended first Weslyean Church in St. Marys and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean conflict.
Rites are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Arthur Slone officiating. Military rites will be conducted following the service.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.