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Jarry Slaughter passed away June 4, 2017 in his home surrounded by family. He was born July 24 to Houston and Faye Slaughter in Elk City, Okla. He had a twin brother Larry and a sister Deborah.
Jarry graduated from Northeast high school in Oklahoma City, Okla. in 1960. He attended college at the University of Central Oklahoma where he met his wife Dorothy and was married in 1962. They enjoyed 53 years together. Jarry was a talented civil engineer and retired from the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority in 2009.
He enjoyed golfing, waterskiing and traveling the United States with his wife and family. He also enjoyed spending summers at his lake home with his family.
Jarry was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy and parents Houston and Faye Slaughter.
Jarry is survived by his three daughters, Bette Drylie and significant other Ronnie Watts, Terri Hammond and husband Gary, and Jennifer Dill and husband Mark; two siblings, Larry Slaughter and Deborah Slaughter; five grandchildren, Jason Drylie, Lisa Boice, Kristina Clodfelter, Kaylee Dill and Anna Dill; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 1 - 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Matthews Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday June 8, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Published on June 6, 2017
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