Rick L. SlabaughAugust 20, 1953 ~ February 15, 2011 (age 57)
Rickey L. "Rick" Slabaugh, 57 years, of Bryan, died suddenly Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at the Wood County Hospital Emergency Room. Rick was born August 20, 1953 in Massillon, Ohio to Freeman and Audrey (Christman) Slabaugh. He was a 1971 graduate of Lakeshore High School in Stevensville, Michigan. He married Terri L Wells on November 27, 1974 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stevensville, Michigan. Rick was a co-owner of Wood County Bandag in Bowling Green for the past nine years. Prior to that he had been a partner in Isaac Tire in Bryan, where he worked for 24 years. An avid hunter, pursuing deer and elk, he also enjoyed boating and was a member of the Sowles Bay Yacht Club at Lake James, Indiana. Surviving is his loving wife, Terri of Bryan; two daughters, Audrey R. Slabaugh of Bryan and Andrea N. Slabaugh of Bryan; one granddaughter, Ella Renee Rau of Bryan; his parents, Freeman and Audrey Slabaugh of St. Joseph, Michigan; two brothers, Robert (Jeanie) Slabaugh of Des Moines, Iowa and Randy (Marcia) Slabaugh; two brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Elizabeth) Wells of Lady Lakes, Florida, Theodore (Jorja) Wells of Grimsley, Tennessee; three sisters-in-law, Velma Jensen of St. Paul, Minnesota, Arliss (James) Davis of Marion, Ohio and Roberta Cromwell of St. Joseph, Michigan. Funeral services for Rickey L. Slabaugh will be held at 1 PM Saturday, February 19, 2011 in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan with Pastor Gary Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Shiffler Cemetery near Pulaski. Visitation will be held three hours prior to the service in the funeral home on Saturday, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions in the name of Rickey L. Slabaugh may be made to the family.