Carl A. Slater Jr., 61, of Barberton, formerly of Medina, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Hospice Care Center in Copley. He was born in Charleston, W.Va., to Carl and Esta Slater.
Carl retired from Modern Tool & Die in Valley City after 20 years. He enjoyed carving canes, mentoring and being a handyman. His greatest love was his family.
He is survived by his daughters, Jacqui (Daril) Giesige of Barberton and Lisa Popovich of Sullivan Township, and grandchildren, Brian and Jacob.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda, in 2005.
The family will receive friends Saturday, April 18, 2009, from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 3 at Armstrong-Waite Funeral Home, 25 Pleasant St. (state Route 3), Seville. Chaplin Pattie Kelleher will officiate. Interment will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery.