Billy Slagle

Billy Slagle

Thursday, October 14th, 1943 - Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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Billy Slagle, 76, of Black Mountain passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Charles George VA Medical Center.

He was born on October 14, 1943 in Buncombe County.

Billy worked at Old Fort Finishing, Blue Ridge Printing and Champion Supply. He served in the United States Navy on board the USS Intrepid and is a proud Vietnam Veteran serving one tour in Vietnam.

He was the son of the late Lattie R. Slagle and Louise Slagle and was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Slagle, three brothers, Cecil and Monroe Slagle of Black Mountain, and Ronnie “Tootie” Slagle of Swannanoa and sister, Pat McKinney of Swannanoa.

Billy was a loving and caring daddy, papaw, and great-papaw. He loved his church, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.

Billy is survived by his son, Billy Slagle, Jr. (Tamara); daughter, Cheryl Wheeler; brothers, Rev. Lattie Slagle (Judy) and Robert Slagle (Carolyn); six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and special friends, Ronnie Wheeler and Philip Clapp.

Services will be held at Old Fort Free Will Baptist Church on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:00am.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Park.

At other times, the family will be at 442 Cragmont Rd., Black Mountain.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Old Fort Free Will Baptist Church
    311 Orchard Street
    OLD FORT, NC 28762
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Old Fort Free Will Baptist Church
    311 Orchard Street
    OLD FORT, NC 28762
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Mountain View Memorial Park
    Tabernacle Rd.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Cheryl Wheeler

Posted at 09:30am
Rest in peace, Daddy. I love you and I miss you. No more suffering.
Your favorite daughter.....Cheryl

Terri & Jim

Posted at 09:27am
Rest In Peace Billy.

Continued blessings to your Angel on Earth Blanche.



Posted at 09:10am
Condolences to family and friends of Billy. A special thanks to Blanche Dickens and her family for their care, love, and support. He was lucky to have you all in his life.

Laira Skinner

Posted at 03:06pm
Sending love and support to Angel Blanche Dickers who so lovingly and selflessly cared for Billy for so many years. Praying for Billy and all his extended family and friends who will miss him deeply!

Daffi & Susan

Posted at 02:36pm
Our hearts go out to Billy's loving, long-time companion Blanche Dickens and her family. May you all find peace and comfort knowing that Billy's soul is now at rest. We hold you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time of loss. We always enjoyed Billy's company when we came to visit Black Mountain. We will miss him. Love & much respect, Daffi & Susan

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