Obituary – Joshua Slater (1992 – 2021)


Joshua Slater of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Friday, March 12, 2021 in Little Rock, Arkansas with his family by his side. Joshua was born May 31, 1992 in Mena, Arkansas. He was 28 years old.

Josh loved the outdoors. He was always ready for a hunting expedition or to drop in a line and see what was biting. He enjoyed riding 4-wheelers and spending time with his family. 

Josh leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Eugenia and his children: Matthew, Cherish, Robert and Levi. He is also survived by one sister, Ashley of Fayetteville, one aunt, Sandy Norris and uncles, Robert Slater and wife Katy and David Slater all of Waldron, Arkansas as well as one niece and one nephew. Josh will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of cousins, extended family and friends.

Josh was preceded in death by his mother Patricia Slater and his grandparents, LeRoe and Nova Slater.

Josh’s life celebration will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Konnor McKay officiating. Interment will follow in the Lamb Cemetery.

Josh’s pallbearers will be Matthew Tegtmeyer, Robert Rhinehart, Andrew Van Horn, August Hollins, Matthew Poor, Jared Wagner, Dustin Husser and Ethan Slater. Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Slater and David Slater.

Josh’s visitation will be Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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