William
William "Russell" Slye Jr.

September 14, 1940 - March 17, 2019
Born in Georgia
Resided in Millersville, Maryland
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William Russell Slye of Millersville passed away on March 17th, 2019 at the age of 78. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of many years, Doris Slye, and his parents Elizabeth and William Slye of Atlanta, Georgia. He is survived by his son, Christopher Slye.
Russ graduated from Georgia Tech in 1962, and joined the Navy immediately afterwards. He served until 1968, and was aboard the USS Eaton (DD 510) during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In 1983, he was hired by the Department of Commerce, from which he retired after twenty years of service.
Russ enjoyed many hobbies, from building and running model trains and ships to attending every Renaissance Festival that he could find. He was an avid Amateur Radio Operator, and took great pains to encourage the spread of the hobby. He was also a member of the United States Power Squadron for 50+ years, and enjoyed both sailing and powerboating.
Viewings will be on Thursday, March 21st, 2:00 - 4:00pm and 6:00 - 8:00pm at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Rd, Gambrills. The burial service will be held at 9:15am, Friday March 22nd at Our Lady of the Fields Roman Catholic Church, 1070 Cecil Avenue S., Millersville.

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Visitation
Hardesty Funeral Home-Gambrills
851 Annapolis Road
Gambrills, MD US 21054
March 21, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
March 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Our Lady of the Fields
1070 Cecil Avenue
Millersville, MD US 21108
March 22, 2019
9:15 AM
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Burial
Our Lady of the Fields
1070 Cecil Avenue
Millersville, MD US 21108
March 22, 2019
9:15 AM