Thomas J. Slagle Jr.
September 16, 1966 ‒ January 21, 2020
Thomas J. Slagle Jr., age 53 of Sunbury, OH, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home in Sunbury after a courageous 10 month battle with cancer. He was born September 16, 1966 in Columbus, OH to the Kathryn (George) Slagle and the late Thomas J. Slagle Sr.
Left to cherish Tom’s memory are his wife of 30 years, Tona (Johnson) Slagle; sons: Thomas (Katelyn) Slagle III, and Tyler (Sarah Bickel)Slagle; granddaughter, Raelyn Slagle; mother, Kathryn Slagle; sisters: Cindi (Andy) Shay, and Debbie (Brandon) Mitchell; mother-in-law, Bonnie Johnson; brothers-in-law: Tye Johnson, and Troy Johnson; sisters-in-law: Tammy (Wayne) Bohm, and Traci (Al) Helton; and several other relatives and friends.
Tom was a professional flooring installer by trade. He was adept at a variety of construction related skills, and built his family’s own home. He was the first person in his family to move from the big city of Columbus to his own 23 acre private paradise in the country. Tom enjoyed riding motorcycles and quads, woodworking and construction projects, and traveling with his sons. He restored a 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner, which he enjoyed showing at classic car shows. Tom loved gathering with friends and family at his home, and laughing. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
In addition to his father, Tom was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Larry Johnson.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 27, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. SR 61, Sunbury, OH.
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