Shane Slayton, age 44, of Glenwood, died Saturday, May 30, 2015.
The owner and operator of Caddo Motel, he loved music and was an avid guitar player. He loved the outdoors, especially the northwest part of the country and Alaska. He loved to canoe, hike, and climbing and repelling in the mountains. He was a Baptist in his faith.
He is survived by his mother, Donna Hutchison and David Baker of Glenwood; his father, W. O. Slayton and Kathy of Mayflower; his siblings, Brandon Slayton of Conway and Regina Free and her husband, Jason, of Hot Springs; three step-sisters, Tara Hutchison of Hot Springs, Carla Hutchison of Benton and Tennille Johnson and her husband, Chris, of Kirby; one step-brother, Tim Baker and his wife, Cheryl, of Glenwood, his aunt, Brenda Talent of Hot Springs; nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his two dogs, Romeo and Waybedine.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Grace Metcalfe and Travis Slayton; his maternal grandparents, Helen and John Talent; and his step-father, Gary Hutchison.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood, with Bro. Jack Herring and Bro. Keith Shewbart officiating.
Visitation was Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Sean Merriott, Tim Baker, Jerry Don Oliver, Rod Graves, Matt Walls and Gary Meeks.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Pierce, Mark Meeks and Sheri Castleberry.
Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.