David Kreps Slawson, 80, of Manning, SC passed away on April 5, 2022. He was the husband of Billie Gene T. Slawson. Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, April 9th at 2:00 P.M. with military honors at Pine Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lone Star, SC with Pastor Mitch Evans officiating.
David was a 1960 graduate of Cameron High School, and graduated from Carolina College of Commerce in Florence, SC in 1962. He served in the SC Army National Guard full time from 1974 to 1996. David retired as a CW 4 in 1996. He then served an additional 20 years part time with the SC Army National Guard.
Born on February 10, 1942, in Orangeburg, SC, and raised in Lone Star, SC, he was the son of the late David N. Slawson, and the late Mary Z. Slawson.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years; beloved daughter, Jeannie Keller (Rob), and grandson, Reece, of Hanahan, SC, one sister, Mary Nell Whittaker (David) of James Island, SC, nephew, Scott Whittaker (Nancy), and great niece, Callie, of Pacific Palisades, CA, two special nieces, Michelle Hood (Troy), and great nephews Tallon and Turner of St. Matthews, SC, Jillian James (Harry) and great nephews Jackson and Barrett of Bolivia, NC.
Family will receive friends in the church parish hall following the service.
Memorials may be made to Pine Grove Lutheran Church, 2688 McCords Ferry Road, Lone star, SC 29030.