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1949 David 2021

David K. Slater

August 15, 1949 — October 21, 2021

David K. Slater, 72, of Strasburg passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Hennis Care Center in Bolivar.

David was born on August 15, 1949, in Dover. He was the son of the late Blaine D. and Ruth Eileen (Linard) Slater. He was a graduate of New Philadelphia High School with the class of 1967. David later graduated from Otterbein College in 1971. On March 4, 1984, he married Alice N. (Pretzeus) Slater.

David retired after 30 years from the State of Ohio Adult Parole Authority and was the Parole supervisor upon retirement.

He was a lifelong member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church and was the former president of the Tuscarawas County United Methodist Men. He was also president of the Tuscarawas County Church Dartball League for many years. David was an avid golfer, and Cleveland sports fan, especially the Indians. He also loved gardening. His favorite pastime was spending time with his grandchildren and watching their sporting events.

In addition to his wife, Ali, he will be sadly missed by his children; Michele (Andrew) Rennicker of Dover, Matthew (Deloris) Burris of Quaker City, seven grandchildren, Brianna (Greg) Regoli, Alexis Burris, Lauren Rennicker, Tori Burris, Nicolas Burris, Emma Rennicker, and Natalie Rennicker; along with a great-grandson, Sutton Regoli.

Friends are invited to call at the Otterbein United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm. A funeral service will begin on Wednesday at 1:00 pm with Pastor Jon Long officiating. To sign an online guestbook for David, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.

Memorial contributions can be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 156 Beaver Ave NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Otterbein United Methodist Church

156 Beaver Ave. N.E., New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Service

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Otterbein United Methodist Church

156 Beaver Ave. N.E., New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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