Arthur Joy Slaughter, 69, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Jackson Regional Hospital.
He was a retired salesman for Wonder Bread from 1965 - 2000, member of Church of Christ, worked several years as a butcher and an U.S. Army Veteran of Vietnam War.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Mr. Rick Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Survivors include his three daughters, Gena Abbott and husband, Andrew, Amy Slaughter and Michelle Rodgers, all of Dyersburg; a son, Arthur George Slaughter of Dyersburg; a sister, Laverne Holland and husband, Lee Roy, of Dyersburg; two brothers, Jerry Slaughter of Dyersburg and Charles Larry Slaughter and wife, Cathy, of Memphis; and three grandchildren, Blake Jones of Newbern, Brian Rodgers of Munford and Cameron Morris of Dyersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Herman and Ophelia Montgomery Slaughter; and a sister, Shirley Slaughter Waldron.
Close friends will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be sent to our website at: www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net
Jimmy Barron, 48, of Decatur, Ala., formerly of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at University Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.