Robert Dale Slinger, 64, of Harrisonville, was born, October 9, 1953, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Bobbie Lee Slinger and Bonnie (Tabler) Slinger. He departed this life, Tuesday, January 9, 2018, surrounded by love at the Research Medical Center.
On October 8, 2011 he was united in marriage to his girlfriend of 16 years Evelyn (Eve) Fay Skinner in Harrisonville, Missouri.
Robert was employed at Wal-Mart for 17 years where he retired in 2016.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Dennis Lee Slinger, sister-in-law Lisa Ann (Caldwell) Slinger and nephew Derek Lee Slinger and his beloved dog Gus.
He is survived by his wife Evelyn Slinger of the home; children Jackie Gorham, Peculiar, MO; Robbie Slinger, Rockhill, South Carolina, Steven Slinger, Raymore, Shane Slinger of Rockhill, South Carolina and Lori Larson (and Aaron) of Lathrop, Missouri; 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; sister Tammy Slinger, Raymore, MO; niece Leslee Ann Clark (and Kasey); and his beloved dogs Boogus and Arlen.
Robert was a lover of life. He was an avid Chiefs and NASCAR fan who enjoyed his dogs, fishing, cooking and riding his motorcycle. While he enjoyed many things, he enjoyed nothing more than having a good time and an ice-cold beer with family and friends.
Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Harrisonville Animal Shelter. Some of Roberts most beloved possessions were his dogs.