OBITUARY

Edward Peter Slater II

January 30, 1968January 2, 2019

Edward Peter Slater II, age 50, born January 30, 1968 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York. He died January 2, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. He graduated from Lamar High School. Edward was a welder for Bell Helicopter. He was a "Big Teddy Bear" and loved by all. He loved music and his favorite saying was "Music calms savage beast." Edward is survived by his son, D'von Slater; daughter, Aaliyah Slater and step son, Xavier Hodges; granddaughter, K'Lee Slater; four sisters, Salena Slater-Miller, Paulette Slater, Sheryl Slater-Middleton and Sandra Moore and loved by many nieces and nephews. For information on a celebration of life please contact the funeral home or family.

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Edward Peter Slater II

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Yvette De Silva-Hester

January 5, 2019

Family is know this is a hard pill to swallow,but just know God knew best,Uncle I will miss you terribly. Remember how I would do something and you would get in trouble for it because you were a little bit older then me and Grandma and Daddy Bill would say you should of stopped her,or when we played cops and robbers with the white part of the hanger as guns,or how the family was behind you and you dance groups. Remember everybody thought we were twins because your sister (my mom) and grandma (your mom) would dress us alike,there is just so many memories I could share. Just watch over the family,and give Grandma,Uncle Collie,Uncle Bob,and Uncle Andre a big hug for me. I love you all S.I.P.

Stephen Vossler

January 2, 2019

Dear Eddie and those who survive him,
I have always carried fond memories of you as my childhood friend from Tulsa, Oklahoma. You were a true inspiration which I hadn’t fully appreciated until later on in life. I owe every single breakdancing move and my first exposures to rap and breakin’ music to you. I never could master the hands free windmill but the head and backspins were probably my signature moves. Oh. And the “poppin”, I think that’s what we called it! I also recall your excitement expressed when you got the Michael Jackson jacket which was about $150 back in the early 80s. I will miss your frantic efforts to vacuum all of our footprints away so your mom would not know you had people in the house when she wasn’t home. 😉. Thank you for being such a positive influence in my life and I only wish I had just a few minutes more so I could share how I’ve carried these precious moments with me, sharing them with people I’ve met along life’s journey for the past 35+ years. Your memory will live on and I will continue to celebrate how awesome you were and continued to be long into adulthood! Oh. Thanks for being a billy badass when you were unfairly attacked by a Puerto Rican group whom we were battling on stage that one night. Sorry about your nose 👃. 😢. Love you brother now and forever!

Alton Landry

January 2, 2019

Ed, This hard to believe. I can first by say. Thank You! You was a true friend and brother. The first moment I seen you smile and laugh I knew you was the greatest angel. When dance and brought joy to so many people. R.I.P. my friend until we meet again in heaven. You gave me so much. I often thank you! Love You Bro! Always! Sequence for life!

Traci Molina (Rysden)

January 2, 2019

I was so saddened to hear the news this morning of your passing. I just can’t believe it. I will always remember the good times. Hanging out with friends. . I will never forget your MC Hammer pants and all your dance moves ! We never lost touch. Even after 30 years. i am so grateful & blessed to have gotten to know you. RIP You will never be forgotten. ♥️

Lena Wigfall

January 2, 2019

Ed. My brother in heart and soul and spirit you will be truely missed. It's hard to write this I just saw you in the bed smiling at me in the hospital bed. Your heart and smile was pure gold nothing like either one. You and I could always talk to each other about anything and anyone. I'm gone miss you. Love you my brother. Never ever forgotten.

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