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Isaac Hugh Slagle
ISAAC HUGH SLAGLE, age 89, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, Va.
Hugh was a long-time member of Marion First United Methodist Church, he served on numerous committees. He graduated from Marion High School in 1947. Enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1950 and was a life member of the VFW. Hugh was a graduate of VPI and was elected a senator representing the Civilian Student Body. He served two terms as President of Marion Lions Club and served as Director and Vice-President of the Settlers Museum. Hugh was an avid golfer and loved Virginia Tech Football. He participated in work mission trips to Haiti, Missouri and six other southern states. Hugh was employed as treasurer and vice-president of Marion Bottling Company (Pepsi-Cola) for 28 years. He retired from RKO Bottlers and Pepsi Cola Bottlers of Chicago (successor of MBC) in 1988.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley W. and Cora Mae Hawks Slagle; his sisters, Lillian V. Slagle, Frances S. Chaffins; his brothers, Clarence L. Slagle and Fred W. Slagle.
Hugh is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Dantzler Slagle of Marion, Virginia; daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” Flickinger and husband, Scott of Warsaw, Va. and son, James “Jay” Slagle of Stuarts Draft, Va.; grandchildren, Josh Flickinger of Three Rivers, Ca. and Sara Flickinger of Radford, Va.; sister, Joan S. Tucker and husband, Roy of Marion, Va.; sisters-in-law Delba Slagle, Emily Briscoe, Kay Blanton and husband, Ricky; brothers-in-law, Bryan Dantzler and wife, Margaret, Dan Dantzler and wife, Karen; step-sister-in-law, Sylvia Shinn of Dubuque, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Marion, Va. with Pastor David Woody and Bryan Dantzler officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard and Francis Marion VFW Post #4667. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Food Pantry, 115 South Church Street, Marion, Va. 24354.
To share memories of Isaac Hugh Slagle, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Hugh’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.
Mary, Cindy, Jay and family: Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. Mom and Dad cherished his friendship, golf at Houston Hills, the many VA Tech football games, and countless other good times. He will be greatly missed by all of us. May the many fond memories of Hugh help you cope through this difficult time.
John Hendrick May 15 2019 12:00 AM
Mary and family: We are so sorry to hear about Hugh. He was a great man. Our love and prayers are with you Mike and Roxanna Creasy
Roxanna Creasy May 14 2019 12:00 AM
He was a great guy and he will be missed but not forgotten and we will see him again soon and I know he is a true Christian and he is with Jesus.
Johnjayson Hoover May 14 2019 12:00 AM
Mary, Cindy and Jay- Im so very sorry to hear about Hugh. Please know your family is in my prayers.
Valerie Buchanan Alexander May 14 2019 12:00 AM
Dearest Mary, Cindy, Jay & family, we are so saddened to hear of Hugh's passing. Our deepest sympathy & condolences! He was such a wonderful person & family man. I will never forget all the wonderful times we had growing up around your father. Please know we are keeping you very close in our hearts, thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God bless, comfort & bring you peace during the difficult days & weeks ahead. Much love & hugs to you all always.
Mike & Wynn Fair May 14 2019 12:00 AM
I am so sad to hear this. What a great man and friend to our family! Hugs and peace to you all. Anne McGregor Rooks
Anne McGregor Rooks May 14 2019 12:00 AM
Mary, Jay, Cindy and Family! You are in my thoughts and prayers!! May God's peace, love and comfort surround you now and always!!!
Wanda Mize May 14 2019 12:00 AM
Mary, Cindy, Jay & family.....you are in my thoughts & prayers. May God comfort & keep always in His care and may His peace surround you. Love & hugs!
Joyce Plank May 14 2019 12:00 AM
Mary & Family, Very sorry to see his passing...He will be missed..Our thoughts & Prayers are with you all..with sympathy, Mike & teresa
mike snavely May 13 2019 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Isaac Slagle
mike snavely May 13 2019 12:00 AM