Willie Charles Slatter was born March 26, 1941 in Pompano Beach, Florida to the late Lawrence and Lucille Slatter. He departed this life on February 14, 2016. Willie joined St. Mark A.M.E. Church at an early age. He was a graduate of Cook County Training School in Adel, GA. After graduation, Willie spent four (4) years in the United States Air Force, from 1960 to 1964. After leaving the Air Force, Willie moved to Atlanta, GA and took a position in the Engineering Department as a Supervisor for Southern Bell Telephone Company. After a career spanning Twenty-Seven (27) years, he retired in 1991. Among other things, Willie enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, and hanging out with his beloved cat, Charlie. In addition, Willie was very active in the Columbia Valley Community Association. Willie was known to all as a kind, gentle, but firm individual with a wonderful sense of humor that you could not resist. Willie was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Allen Osgood of Jacksonville, FL, and a sister, Bettye Jean Slatter-Holt of Decatur, GA. Willie leaves to cherish his memory a son, Kerry (Michele) Slatter; granddaughter, Alexis Slatter; brother, Lawrence (Anne) Slatter; an aunt, Birdie Osgood; a very special companion, Brenda Lewis, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many dear friends. Grissom-Clark Eastlake Chapel. Grissom-Clark Funeral Home 404-373-3191 www.grissom-clarkfh.com
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