Oscar “Bill” William Slavey, age 79, of Independence, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013. Bill retired as a railroad conductor at CSX Railroad, previously L&N Railroad, after 42 years of service. He is a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. Bill is a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Golden Rule Masonic Lodge No. 345 of Latonia, 32nd degree Scottish Rite member and Syrian Shriners of Cincinnati.
Bill is survived by his beloved wife, Jo Ann Campbell Slavey; sons, Oscar W. Slavey II (Robin), of Corbin, Bruce Slavey, of Hebron, Ernest Slavey (Wendy), of Independence, and Scott Slavey (Sherri), of Independence; grandchildren, Misty Hodges, Heather Klingenberg, Ashley Slavey, Matthew Slavey, Elise Slavey, Jeffrey Slavey II and Katie Slavey; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Chambers & Grubbs Independence on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with the funeral ceremony immediately following. Burial will be at Independence Cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to: Shriners Hospital of Cincinnati, 3229 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095.
Online condolences: chambersandgrubbs.com