On the morning of November 17, 2019, Harold Dean Slawson, 68, passed away at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Oregon. Harold was born in Grants Pass, and later attended Jerome Prairie, as well as Grants Pass Highschool. In 1976, Harold married Charlotte Whorley at the Grants Pass courthouse. She later passed away on December 24, 2000. In November of 2003, Harold married his wife, Cheryl and spent thirteen wonderful years together. Harold was a hard-worker and spent his life working in a number of lumber mills around the area. He was a member of the NRA, and loved hunting, fishing, camping, and riding his side-by-side in the woods. Harold loved his grandchildren dearly, as well as spending time with them. Harold was preceded in death by his father and mother Harold Slawson Sr. & Shirley Slawson of Grants Pass, wife Cheryl Slawson, who passed away on April 22, 2013, abd brother Mike Slawson who passed away August 7, 2017. He is survived by his sisters Linda Poeling, of Irrigon, Oregon, Arlene Smith of Castle Rock, Washington, Tammy Vinner of Kerby, Oregon, as well as his grandsons Jess and Jason Whorley, Jered Scott, and Doug Weidenbach, all of Grants Pass, Oregon. A celebration of life potluck will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Griffin Park - Pavilion in Grants Pass, at 1:00 PM, where the family would like to share good food and memories. Harold will be loved always, and forever remembered.
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