John Wilson Slaughter of Ranger

John Wilson Slaughter, 85, of Ranger passed away December 28, 2010.  Graveside service will be Thursday  at 1:00 PM in Canton in the Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrough Funeral Home.

John was born November 15, 1925, in Clarendon, Texas, to John Slaughter and Bess (Burgess) Slaughter. The parents passed away when John was a small child.  He was raised by his uncle and aunt.

After serving in the US Navy, he was self-employed as a Jeweler.

He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Eastland and was a Mason.

Survivors include two sons: Steve Slaughter & wife, Teresa, of Ft. Worth and John Hall Slaughter of Canton; two daughters:  Leslie Cunningham of Coppell and Patricia Slaughter of Canton.  His guardian, Teresa Caffey, also survives.