Feb. 24, 1940 - Oct. 15, 2016

While the celebration of his life will be carried in the hearts and memories of his loved ones, a graveside service for Laurence “Larry” Slagle, 86, of Shady Cove formerly of Coos Bay will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Sunset Memorial Park, 63060 Millington Frontage Road in Coos Bay with Father Robert Wolf of St. Monica Catholic Church officiating.

Larry was born Feb. 24, 1930 in North Bend the son of Hollis and Sarah (Holmes) Slagle. He passed away Oct. 15, 2016 in Medford after a long battle with cancer.

Larry graduated from North Bend High School in 1948. In life, he had enlisted in the U.S. Navy, worked several years for Offshore Navigation Inc., and later in life graduated from Oregon State University where he received bachelor’s degree in pharmaceuticals.

He is survived by three children, Cynthia (Slagle) VanBurger, Richard Slagle and Mark Slagle; his life partner, Peggy Monson and her children, Michael Monson and Heidi (Monson) Brown; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is missed dearly by those closet to him, all of whom mourn the loss of a great man.

Arrangements are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

Friends and family are invited to sign the on-line guestbook, share photos and send condolences at www.coosbayareafunerals.com and www.theworldlink.com

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