Born: November 25, 1952
Died: July 01, 2014
Captain Gary Lee Slinger, 61, of Malvern, OH, passed away, Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 surrounded by family and friends at Affinity Medical Center.
Gary was born in Massillon, Ohio on November 25, 1952, a son of the late Martha (Ream) and Roy L Slinger.
He worked at Nickels Bakery in Navarre 1972-1974, 12 Incorporated 1975-1989 Quest Rcovery in Massillon 2002 - 2010. He retired as a Captian in the Massillon Fire Departmentthe where he served from Jan 1975 - Jan 5, 2002.
He will be dearly missed by his family, friends and animals. He had nothing but good times on the Harley and watching football.
Gary is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Bixler) Slinger; a daughter, Loretta, wife of Eric Potts, of Massillon; a son, James "Slim", husband of Jamie Slinger, of Massillon; three grandchildren Ms. Ashley Riffle of Canton, Heaven and Violet Slinger of Massillon, great-granddaughter Rosalie Riffle, beloved cousins Linda Marshall of Westerville, Lou Urban of North Canton, Stouffers of Columbus, GA; friends and motorcycle companions Richard (Wendy) King and Crystal.
Funeral services will be held at the Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home, Malvern at 11:00 am on Monday, July 7th, 2014. Calling hours will be Monday 9 - 11 am at the Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Dr. Haut, Dr. Chou, Dr. Seese and their staffs for their wonderful care during Gary's illness.