Wayne Ralph Slavin, age 66, died February 5, 2021 at his home in Wolcottville. Wayne was born in Monticello, Kentucky on January 14, 1954 to the late Oliver DeWitt Slavin and Ruby Amanda (Cooper) Hudson. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He married Lila Kay Bishop on July 12, 1976 in Monticello, Kentucky. Wayne moved to the area in 1987 and he was employed as a welder with Advanced Mixer.
Wife, Lila Slavin of Wolcottville.
Daughter, Jocelyn and Joseph Hart of Wawaka.
Three grandchildren: Masey Tucker of Kendallville; Saddira Tucker of Wawaka; and Lucas Tucker of Waterloo. One great grandson, Peyton Tucker.
Sister, Wanda and Raymond Meeks of Texas.
Sister, Ellen Jones of Georgia.
Sister, Betty Antrobus of Oklahoma.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Pat Slavin; brothers, Milton Slavin and Estil Slavin.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home with military honors and a memorial service at 5:00 PM following visitation.
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