Norman Slinkard

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Norman Slinkard, 88, of Springfield died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield.

He was born Nov. 28, 1918, in Millersville, son of James Leo and Emma May Ervin Slinkard.

He first married Clodean Lincoln. She preceded him in death in December 1988. He and Wanda Vaughn Slinkard were married on Jan. 13, 1996, in Springfield.

He served in the U.S. Navy from June 1944 to February 1946.

He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and had been employed at Florsheim Shoe Factory.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Vaughn) Slinkard of Springfield; a son, Steven Slinkard and wife, Ticket, of Pittsburg, Texas; grandchildren, Stacey Slinkard of Marble Hill, Mo., Darin Slinkard of Charleston S.C.; Maria Rohan of Fredericktown, Mo., Kristen Brewer of Austin, Texas, and Aaron Slinkard of Dallas; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, a son, Danny Norman Slinkard, five brothers and four sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Scott Moon officiating and a nephew, Mark Slinkard, assisting.

Burial will be at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.