Virgil Pearl Slay

Male 1912 - 2010  (98 years)


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  • Name Virgil Pearl Slay 
    Born 9 Jan 1912  Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Feb 2010  The Plains, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69256  Slay Family
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2020 

    Mother Lennie Emily Slay,   b. 27 Aug 1894, Derthick, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1971, Glouster, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father George Washington Slay,   b. 26 Nov 1852, Morgan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1937, Derthick, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Martha Almeda Shilling,   b. 19 Aug 1866, Palos, Perry County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1935, Derthick, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Married 1 Mar 1882 
    Family ID F22076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Flossie A Wade,   b. 10 May 1921, Run, Rajasthan, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1979, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1940  Perry County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Shirley Ann Slay,   b. 1941, Haydenville, Hocking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Millfield, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     2. Kenneth E Slay,   b. 15 Jul 1943, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1997, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     3. Living
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F25939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • THE PLAINS - Virgil Pearl Slay, 98, of The Plains, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains.
      He was born Jan. 9, 1912, in Athens County. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a life member of Jacksonville VFW Post 9866. He retired from Ohio University at the age of 89 after 34 years of service. Virgil enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
      He is survived by one daughter, Kay (Herbert) Everett of Amesville; five grandchildren, Angela (Mark) Westfall of Malta, Matthew (Roseanne) Slay of Georgia, Chad (Thea) Everett of Lancaster, Dusty (Jamie) Dunlap of Glouster and Brad (Danielle) Everett of Glouster; 14 great-grandchildren; and a half sister, Josephine Humphrey of Columbus.
      He was preceded in death by his wife, Flossie A. Wade Slay, who passed away in 1979; a son, Kenneth "Buddy" Slay; an infant daughter, Shirley Ann Slay; and a granddaughter, Dawn Slay.
      Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster Bishopville. Interment will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield, where there will be a military graveside service conducted by the combined color guard unit.
      Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. A comforting message may be sent to the family at www.morrisonfc.com.
      The Athens Messenger
      Sunday, February 7, 2010
      Page A9