McMinnville resident and Putnam County native Raymond Harding Sliger, 90, was born Dec. 19, 1921 and died Feb. 9 at River Park Hospital following an extended illness.
A retired employee of General Shoe Corporation, a Church of Christ minister and United States Army veteran of World War II, he was the son of the late Joseph Andrew and Clara Richardson Sliger. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Hattie Taylor, Hester Davis and Rozella Goodman, and two brothers, Richard and John Sliger.
He was married Sept. 28, 1946 to Bonnie Goodman Sliger of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Charlene and Keith Hollingsworth of McMinnville, and nieces and nephews, Mike and Derita Reed of Rock Island, Steve and Linda McGregor, Jerry and Martha McGregor, Dickie and Deborah Sliger, Larry and Elaine Goodman and Chuck and Shanda Hollingsworth, all of McMinnville, Phillip and Pam Hollingsworth of Kennesaw, Ga., Dwight Goodman of Donelson, Elaine Sliger of Morrison, Geneva Kilgore of Huntsville, Ala., Mildred Lancaster of Gurley, Ala., Glenn Taylor of Alabama, Jerry Taylor of New Market, Ala., and Paul A. Davis Jr., of McMinnville.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today in High’s Chapel with Vernon Joines, Raymond Curtis and Doris Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service today at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 12, 2012