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Billy Ray Slayden of Roxton, Texas

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Billy Ray Slayden, 78, of Roxton passed away Wednesday June 10, 2020 at the home of his daughter in Dallas. Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home will conduct graveside services at 11:00 am Monday June 15, 2020 at Restland Cemetery in Roxton with Rev. Blane Brazier officiating. The family will gather at the cemetery prior to service.

Billy was born March 29, 1942 in Roxton a son of Eldon and Hassie Pearl Walker Slayden. He married Patsy Dean Blake September 1, 1964 in Plano. He was employed by Protex Service for over 25 years and then with Slayden Flooring for over 20 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Mesquite.

His wife Patsy Dean Slayden preceded his in death December 31, 2013. He is also preceded in death by his siblings Helen Faye Franklin, Mary Laverne Colella, Charlene Moss, Betty Jean Slayden, Clydia Sue Slayden, McDonald (Sonny) Slayden, Charles Slayden and Jerry Slayden.

He is survived by his children Sherie Strang and husband Norman, Randy Slayden and wife Aileen, Sandy Newman and husband Lee; grandchildren Maya Strang, Slayden Strang, Drew Slayden, Guerin Newman, and Logan Newman; brother Jimmy Slayden; sisters Wanda Billings and Peggy Dill.

Named as honorary pallbearers are Randy Slayden, Norman Strang, Lee Newman, Brett Woodard, Cole Woodard and Troy Miller.

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