David Gene Slagle, age 74, of Bronston, KY., departed this life on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence.

David was born on March 6, 1943 in Monticello, KY., to Tellas Eugene and Rosa Lee Sexton Slagle. He was an Operations retiree from East Kentucky Power Company and an E4 Vietnam War Veteran in the United States Air Force.  David was a member of First Baptist Church in Bronston, KY., and enjoyed fishing, reading, and woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Mae Dobbs Slagle, whom he married on May 1, 1962 in Jellico, TN; one son, Robert Gene Slagle (and Jenny Gram) of Bronston, KY; one daughter, Jody Lynn (and Darrell) Blevins of Bronston, KY; four grandchildren, Justin (and Sonya) Howard of Louisville, KY; Rocky Howard of Bronston, KY; Hannah (and Cody) Neal of Bronston, KY; and Jason Slagle of Somerset, KY; one great-grandchild, Annabeth Rose Neal of Bronston, KY; h

is father, Tellas Eugene Slagle of Bronston, KY; one sister, Deloris Ann (and Gary Thomas) Foster of Bronston, KY; and a sister-in-law, Loretta June Slagle of Bronston, KY.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosa Lee Sexton Slagle, two grandchildren, Robbie Slagle and Emily Ann Blevins, and one brother, Donald Ray Slagle.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 2, 2018 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Hall officiating. Burial will be at Bronston Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Slagle, Doug Slagle, Donnie Slagle, Justin Howard, Rocky Howard, and Jason Slagle.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Gideon Bible Memorial Fund.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for David Gene Slagle.