Ronald Lee "Dutch" Slater, 69, died Nov. 10, 2006 in Phoenix. He was born April 18, 1937 in Indiana.
Mr. Slater made his home in Gisela. He was a retired Air Force sergeant and Veterans of Foreign Wars chaplain.
Survivors include his daughters, Ronalee Quarles of Gisela and Rhonda Moser of Mesa; son, Terry Owen of Colorado; six grandchildren, those residing in Arizona are Brandi Morris of Gisela, Samantha Anderson of Tonto Basin, Robert Moser of Mesa; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Lee Slater.
A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 at the VFW in Payson. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
An online guest book is available at www.messingerpayson.com.