Wesley “Frank” Slaughter Sr.
Wesley “Frank” Slaughter Sr. of Lee’s Summit, passed away at the age of 89 on Jan. 6, 2014 at Research Hospital in Kansas City. He was married to Edith Ann Snow for the past 65 years. He was born in Bethany, Mo. on Jan. 29, 1924 to parents Ivan Stanton Slaughter Sr. and Dorothy Jo Squires. He grew up and attended school in Versailles, Mo., Topeka, Kan., Greenwood, and Lone Jack. His siblings are Ivan Stanton Slaughter, Jr., Jo Henry Slaughter (deceased) and Dorothy Joann Kennedy. Frank is survived by his wife Ann of the home, three children Patricia Ann Prewitt, Mary Slaughter Longaker and Wesley Frank Slaughter, Jr. as well as 15 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 1 great great-grandson. His family grew so large that he and Ann would rent the roller skating rink for their family Christmas party. Frank was a cattle rancher and retired as a mechanic for Gibson and Bowles Quarry after 26 years of service. He loved his family, music, animals and nature. Frank Slaughter lived a life well lived and will be missed by all that knew him. A “Celebration of Life” in honor of Wesley “Frank” Slaughter, Sr. will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 26, at the Open Range Fellowship, 204 E. Casey Road, Lone Jack, Mo., 64070
(Arrangements: Wallace Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, Mo.)