Paul W. Slater

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 7/8/2008 14:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 7/8/2008 20:00:00

Paul W. Slater, age 58, resident of Willard, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2008 at his residence. He was born on March 15, 1950 in Keyser, WV and has lived in Willard most of his life. He was formerly employed by R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Willard. He enjoyed remodeling houses and was an U.S. Army veteran during Vietnam.
He is survived by 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Ryan Slater of Willard and Jared (Laura) Slater of Willard; daughter and son-in-law, Andrea (Chris) McNamee of Perrysburg, OH; 8 grandchildren, Emma McNamee of Perrysburg, OH, Paiten Toth, Parker Slater, Preston Slater and Sydney Slater of Willard, Kelsen Slater of Galion, Nathan Slater and Bailey Slater of Willard, brother, Dale Slater of Willard and a sister, Sandy Grossman of Willard.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Naomi Leatherman and a sister, Brenda Bryson.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M., where the funeral services will be held Tuesday at 8:00 P.M. with Reverend Ricky Branham officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Danny Browning - Jul 9, 2008

So sorry for your loss. Paul was my best friend growing up in Keyser. I will surely miss him. I will always remember the great times we had and the friends we shared. May God rest his soul.

Jason Dials - Jul 9, 2008

Ryan, Jared,& Andrea, I am so sorry for your loss. I had not talked to Paul in awhile, but growing up he was like an uncle to me. May God bless you all. My prayers will always be with you.
Jason Dials

Duke Ebert - Jul 9, 2008

Another condolence from a Keyser native who knew and grew up with Paul.
I will always remember Paul as a very gifted athlete, and a left-handed one at that!
A wonderful, talented, competitive, and intelligent man who’ll be missed by everyone that knew him.
Our prayers for your loss.

Kellie Shook - Jul 8, 2008

Ryan, Jared and Andrea,
I just wanted to extend my deepest sympathy to your family in the loss of your father. It’s never an easy thing to deal with, but keeping his memory alive will help you get through the tough times.
God Bless You and Yours,

Mike Porter and family - Jul 8, 2008

Ryan, Jared and Andrea our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We pray that the Lord will send you comfort and to wrap his loving arms around each of you in your time of need!
your friends
Mike Porter and family

sandi and mick o'brien and michaella - Jul 8, 2008

our prayers are with all you kids and family. Tell Uncle Dale I hope he will be ok. I know how close him and Paul were and Aunt Sandy. I’ve known your Dad for a long time and considered him a good friend. He was a very nice man
Love The O’Briens

Mark & Carmen Castro - Jul 7, 2008

Ryan, Jared & Andrea – please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your father. If there is any comfort that can be found may it be in the fact he will no longer suffer or be in pain. Paul will be remembered by all as a wonderful father, friend and brother. None of us will forget his huge smile, great sense of humor and heart full of love! His kindness to everyone was unsurpassed, we have definitely lost a great man and he will truly be missed. Keep all the memories in your heart and may you find comfort in each other at this difficult time. God Bless you and your families,
Mark & Carmen Castro

Aileen, Bobby, & Emily Stewart - Jul 7, 2008

Although I have not seen Uncle Paul except in passing for many years, my family and I would like to express our deepest sorrow for your loss. I understand your grief, having lost my first husband in 2000. I pray the Lord will bless each of you with comfort and peace at this time.