Bill was a previous resident of Wellsville, NY, Uniontown, PA, and currently resided in Sloan, NY. He was a past member of the Dyke Street Engine Company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, motorcycles, and family dinners. He was anavid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and was an enthusiastic tattoo collector. He made people laugh and would talk to anybody; he made daily calls to his family and closest friends.
He is survived by: four children, Billy Slater, Zach Slater, Kyle Slater, and Damian Dimpfl “Slater”; three grandchildren; siblings, Angel Larson and David (Rose) Slater; dear friends, Paul Golish, John Golish, Jack (Eunice) Nary, Scott Reed, Randy Fauchet, and Victor Henrick; as well as several nieces and nephews, especially, Brianna Slater, Heidi Slater, and Kalvin Slater. He was predeceased by his parents, Larry Slater and Betty Baldwin, and brother, Christopher Slater.