Russell B. Slocum went to meet Jesus early Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
He served in the United States Navy.
Russell is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cheryl; daughters, Jennifer (George Ayres) and Beth (George Davis); and his grandchildren, Jesse, Kaylyn and Jacob Ayres.
A Celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at New Hope Community Church, 5600 S. Biscayne Drive, North Port, FL 34287. The family welcomes anyone who would like to share in his Homecoming. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you continue in Russell’s ministry of paying it forward.