Ronald Dorado Slaughter, 87, of Newport died Saturday, October, 19, 2019 at Carteret Health Care.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 24 at 11:00 AM at St. James United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Thomas Supplee officiating. Visitation with the family will precede the service at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall.
Ronald was born in Newport to Otis and Christine Slaughter. He served his country in the United States Coast Guard and then worked as an aircraft electronics mechanic at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife of over 64 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Slaughter, of Newport; one son, Brian Lee Slaughter and wife Peggy of Newport; one daughter, Barbara S. Hopkins and husband Ronnie of Newport; four grandchildren: Eric Alan Slaughter and wife Felicia, Ronald Jeremy Hopkins and wife Heather, Daniel James Hopkins, and Matthew Hill and wife Nicole; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Alan Slaughter, Owen Grant Hopkins, Carter Hill, and Noah Hill.
In addition to his parents, his brother, Gordon J. Slaughter preceded him in death.
In lieu of flowers Memorials may be donated to St James Methodist Church, P.O. Box 250, Newport, NC 28570 or Broad Street Clinic, 534 North 35th Street, Morehead City NC 28557.
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St. James UMC
PO Box 250, Newport NC 28570
Broad Street Clinic
534 North 35th St., Morehead City NC 28557