|Obituary for Richard S. Slade, II
Mr. Richard Schermerhorn Slade II, age 71, of Carrollton Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017.
Mr. Slade was born and raised in Moscow, Idaho on November 8, 1945, the son of the late Richard S. Slade and Anna Virginia Slade Lagasse.
He graduated both from the University of Idaho with a BS in Psychology in 1973 and later the University of West Georgia with a nursing degree. He was a patriot and proud veteran of the Air Force, serving from 1965 - 1971.
He was a member of the First Christian Church of Carrollton, and loved his Sunday school class. He was a voracious reader, loved woodworking and building model airplanes. Richard was an accomplished registered nurse and his passion was caring for others. His career included working in ER, surgery and home healthcare. He touched a lot of lives throughout his life with his generosity, compassion, caring soul and his humor.
Survivors include sisters, Virginia Ann Heyerdahl of Fort Worth, TX, Kathy Bennett of Mesquite, TX, brother, Roger Preston Slade of Port Townsend, WA, niece, Ashleigh Robyn McPhail , who was his loving caretaker, 4 nieces, 4 nephews, 6 great nieces, and 1 great nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard S. Slade and Anna Virginia Slade Lagasse.
Memorial services will be Thursday, May 25 at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church.
According to Mr. Slade’s wishes he was cremated.
Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.almonfuneralhome.com.