Mr. Doyle Austin Sluder of Campbellsville passed from this life on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. Born on March 15, 1932 to the late Dewey and Dora Sluder, he was 87 years, 7 months, and 1 day of age. Mr. Sluder had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the First Church of God. A larger-than-life grandfather, he loved spending time with his family above all else. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren were especially close to his heart, and he cherished being able to share a Sunday afternoon watching a NASCAR race with them. He was a former employee of the Carnation Milk Company and a retiree of Fruit of the Loom.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His wife: JoAnn (Townsend) Sluder of Campbellsville,
Two grandchildren: James Scott Russell and wife Mashonda, and Kristi Lynn Phillips and husband Dustin, all of Campbellsville,
Five siblings: Imogene Compton of Columbus, Indiana, Coy Sluder and wife Mary of Campbellsville, William “Bill” Sluder of Campbellsville, Audrey Eastridge of Campbellsville, and Wayne Sluder of Hardford City, Indiana,
Three great-grandchildren: Shandin Blair Russell of Somerset, Kayden Robert Phillips of Campbellsville, and Kaylee Mae Phillips of Campbellsville,
A sister-in-law: Sue Sluder of Campbellsville,
And a host of other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sherry Ann Brady, and four siblings, Elmer Sluder, Winfrey Sluder, Edith Ferguson, and Ray Sluder.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Sluder on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Evan Tedder will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 5:00-8:00 PM.
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