He was born on February 12, 1947 in New Matamoras the son of Willard M. and Allie Mae Cooley Slonaker. He was a member of the Harvest Time Church of God and had been self employed in various occupations.
He is survived by three sons Gary Mark Henthorn (Janie) of New Matamoras, Ohio; Richard William Slonaker (Gwendolyn) of Marietta, Ohio and Brian Leroy Slonaker (Edwina) of Sardis, Ohio. One daughter Donna Marie Slonaker of Fly, Ohio; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. Also surviving are six brothers Chester Slonaker of New Matamoras, George Slonaker of Canton, Ohio, and Jerry, Charles, Michael and Franklin Slonaker all of New Matamoras. Two sisters Crystal Slonaker and Betty Dunn both of New Matamoras, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers Richard, Robert and Harold Slonaker and two sisters Linda Dunn and Lucille Addlesburger.
Funeral services will be held on Friday January 18, 2013 at the Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras. Burial will be made in Grandview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday January 17, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M.
Online condolences may be made at hadleyfh.com