Death of B.F. Slavin

The remains of B.F. Slavin who died in Boyle county near Danville the latter part of last week were interred in the Lancaster Cemetery Friday afternoon. Mr. Slavin resided in Garrard county for many years removing to Boyle county several years ago. He was a good substantial citizen who enjoyed the respect of all who knew him. He was a member of the Lick Presbyterian church since boyhood and one of its most enthusiastic supporters. He is survived by wife and five children, Mrs. N.B. Jones, Mr. E.K. Slavin and Dr. F.L. Slavin of Boyle county, and Messrs. T.R. and J.W. Slavin of Texas. Many Garrard county friends extend deep sympathy to the family. The active pallbearers were Messrs. A.D. Leavel, J.A. Doty, W.S. Walker, and Isaac Arnold of Lancaster, G.T. Higginbotham of Marcellus, and G.P. Pope of Boyle county, and the honorary pall bearers were Messrs. James Denny, D.G. Fox, J.T. Saudidge, and John Conn.

Central Record (Lancaster, Kentucky), November 23, 1906.


Another prominent citizen of Boyle county has answered the last summons. Mr. B. F. Slavin passed away at his home on the Lancaster pike about 4:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon after a short illness of paraylsis. Mr. Slavin had been in declining health for several months, but he suffered a stroke of parelysis several days ago, which hastened his death. He was a native of Garrard county and lived there nearly all of his 1ife, moving to Boyle a few yars ago, where he has enjoyed a wide acquaintance. Deceased was one of the county's most substantial and highly respected citizens, a man whom everyone admired for his strong character and keen sense of honor. He was a staunch member of the Presbyterian church and held his membership at Paint Lick, Garrard county, for many years. The funeral services were conducted this morning at 11 o'clock at the home by Dr. E. M. Green, and burial followed in the Lancaster cemetery. Besides his wife, three children survive him, viz: Mrs. Nannie Jones, Dr. F. L. Slavin, and E. K. Slavin, of this county, T. R. Slavin, of Garrard County, and J. W. Slavin, of Thompson, Texas.

Kentucky Advocate (Danville, Kentucky), November 16, 1906.