Harvey Joe Slayton, Sr. of Trenton, FL, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was 82 years old. He was born in Orlando, FL to Polk and Mary Slayton on February 7, 1936 and had been a resident of Trenton since moving from Seminole County in 2004. Mr. Slayton was of the Methodist faith and had retired from Agricultural Sales. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of Joppa Masonic Lodge Number 4, Valley of Orlando Scottish Rite, Order of Eastern Star Branford Chapter 112 and Sons of the Confederacy. He was formerly a member of the Morocco Temple of Jacksonville and the Suwannee River Shrine Club. He was also a past president of the Seminole County Cattleman's Association.
Mr. Slayton is preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Mary Ann Slayton Jenkins. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Partin Slayton; his daughter, Glenda Slayton Joyce and his son, Harvey Joe Slayton, Jr.; all of Trenton. His is also survived by his sister, Susan Jeanette Irelan of Interlachen, FL; his five grandchildren, Summer, Amber, Harvey III, Mary Katheryn and Jessica and his nine great-grandchildren.