James Slayman

Born: Mon., Sep. 9, 1918
Died: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 04, 2019
Location: Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Feb. 04, 2019
Location: Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home

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James “Jim” Slayman, 100 years, of Charlestown, MD, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the Laurelwood Healthcare Center of Elkton, MD. Born September 9, 1918 in Mill Creek,  WVA, he was the son of the late Ollie and Lucy Luckey Slayman.

Mr. Slayman was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during W.W. II. and was the oldest surviving Cecil County veteran of W.W. II. He was the owner/operator of Slayman’s Amoco of North East, MD.

Mr. Slayman is survived by his sons, James Ray Slayman (Audrey), Gerald Slayman (Sharon), Gary Slayman, Ralph Slayman (Wanda), Allen Slayman (Bianca), and Steven Slayman; daughters, Teresa Zenorini (Dave), Karen Hill (Kenny) and Connie Anthony; 18 grandchildren; 41great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Slayman was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Vance Slayman; grandson, Michael James “Jamie” Slayman; and granddaughter, Jessica L. Slayman.

The family requests memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Slayman to the charity of your choice in care of Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 766, Perryville, MD 21903-0766.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, February 4, 2019, 12 Noon, at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., of Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Monday, February 4, 2019, 10 AM until 12 Noon, at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Rev. Ray Graham, Assistant Pastor of the Elkton United Methodist Church, Elkton, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in West Nottingham Cemetery, Colora, MD.

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Linda Pettitt
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
He was such a nice and caring person. My sincere condolences to the Slayman family in their time of sorrow.

Doug Shelley
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
My sympathies to the Slayman family remember you all well especially Karen we went to school together and rode bus 16 together also remember well the gas station at corner of mechanics valley and 40. May he RIP. Doug Shelley formeley from carpenters point

Carla Irwin
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Charlie and Carla Irwin.

Allen and family, We are deeply sorry for your loss. Charlie and Carla Irwin

Dolores Hammer Johnston
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
I was a classmate of Rays, known as Tink.
I did not know MR. Slayman but I do know he was a patriot since he served in WW2. I thank him for his service.
Ray I am sorry for your loss.
Dolores Hammer Johnston

John Thompson
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the whole Slayman Family at the passing of your father.Everytime I would visit him I would stop at Royal Farms and pick him up his favorite snack,Potato Logs and coffee,I truly enjoyed our visits we often talked about our combat tours his in wwll and nine in Viet Nam.Iam so grateful to have known the entire family and spent time with all.May God bless and hold you close to him and comfort you one and all.I willtruly miss my Frierd Jim.

   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
mrs slayman was a very nice man i use to stop in at the garage in north east and talk or hours nice man RIP

Wendi Murray
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
Sending my sincere condolences to the Slayman family. Mr. Slayman, it was truly an honor to care for you this last year. You will be dearly missed.

Lisa and John Gray
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
So sorry for your loss

Hal and Cathy Moretto
   Posted Sun February 03, 2019
Our deepest condolences to the entire Slayman family. May your father rest in peace and his memories cherished and forever live in our hearts.

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