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Mr. Robert Slusher
Born: 1924-02-15
Died: 2003-10-19
Visitation: 6 PM Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Red Hill Community Baptist Church
Funeral Service: 2 PM Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Red Hill Community Baptist Church
Interment: Red Hill Cemetery

Mr. Robert Lee Slusher, age 79 of Livingston, died Sunday, Oct. 19 at his home. He was born in Harlan Co., KY on Feb. 15, 1924 the son of Floyd and Margaret Ferrel Slusher. He was a coal miner and farmer and was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

He is survived by his wife, Callie Slusher; six sons, Robert Lee Slusher, Jr. of Closplint, KY, Arnold Ray Slusher (Jean) and Ernest Slusher, both of Hyden, KY, Roy Gene Slusher (Brenda) of London, KY, and Dewayne Slusher (Tammy) and Jerry Lee Slusher (Virginia), both of Livingston; five daughters, Christine Kelly and Geneva Kelly (Doyle), both of Closplint, KY, Glenda Jean Slusher and Norma Jean Morris (Michael), both of Livingston, and Carolyn Mae Carpenter (Albert Wayne) of Lamero; and one brother, J.C. Collett of Blackmont, KY. Also surviving are 34 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; and special friends, J.C. Whitt of Livingston, and Amanda Clark of Mt. Vernon. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Allie Fry Slusher; his parents, Floyd and Margaret Slusher; his stepfather, Elsie Collett; seven brothers, Will, Saul, Henry, Johnny, J. C., J. T., and Gilbert; and four sisters, Pearl, Della, Dora, and Nettie.