Gilbert K. Slaughter

Gilbert K. Slaughter, age 73, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Malvern, Ark. He was born Jan. 4, 1939, to William and Minnie Carlille Slaughter. He was preceded in death by one sister, Wanda Shreve; and four brothers, Bill Slaughter, Jack Slaughter, Jim Slaughter and Pete Slaughter. He is survived by three sisters, Christine Risley of Roseburg, Ore., Frances Taylor of Farmington, Ark., and Lois Gage of Prairie Grove, Ark.; and two brothers, George Slaughter of Prairie Grove, Ark., and Gordon Slaughter of Springdale, Ark. Memorial graveside service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Rose Cemetery near Prairie Grove, Ark. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville. Honorary pallbearers will be James Nash, Ernie Taylor, James Taylor, Perry Slaughter, Bobby Shreve, Randy Slaughter, Michael Taylor, Jimmy Thomas, Tommy Slaughter, Darrell Slaughter and Roy Slaughter. Memorial contributions may be made to: Rose Cemetery Association, 16232 Hamestring Road, Fayetteville, AR 72704. To place an online tribute, visit

Published October 31, 2012