Funeral services for Mr. Fletcher Slatton, age 82 of Nashville, will be conducted Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Larry Floyd, pastor of Una Baptist Church in Nashville, TN officiating. Interment will follow at Ivy Bluff Cemetery in Cannon County, TN. Visitation will be held Thursday from 12:00 Noon until time of services at 2:00 PM. Mr. Slatton passed away Monday, November 30, 2015 at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, TN after a strong and courageous journey.
Mr. Slatton was born March 1, 1933 in Warren County, Tennessee the son of the late Dewey Slatton and Willie Sanders Slatton. He served in the United States Army from May 1953 until his honorable discharge May 1955. Mr. Slatton retired from St. Thomas Hospital after 15 years of service in the accounting field. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved the game of golf and enjoyed quail hunting and fishing. He was known by family and friends to be a passionate UT Football fan who also enjoyed watching the NFL games. In earlier years after his retirement, he and his loving wife, Peggy spent time traveling together to various destinations such as Florida and wonderful adventures out west. He was a member of Una Baptist Church in Nashville since 1998. Mr. Slatton will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Felicia Slatton Marshall, a sister, Ruth Veech, and three brothers, Grey Slatton, Jack Slatton and Billy Slatton.
Survivors include his loving wife of 31 years, Peggy M. Duke Slatton of Nashville, TN; two sons, Garry Slatton of Cookeville, TN and Tony Slatton of LaVergne, TN and a step-son, Dennis Traughber of Nashville, TN; and one grandson, Michael Marshall. Also surviving is a sister, Patsy Austin of McMinnville, TN and a brother, Jim Slatton and wife, June of McMinnville, TN.
On lines condolences may be made to www.coffeecountyfuneralchapel.com