Michael L. Slaughter

Published 9:33 pm Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Michael L. Slaughter, 62, of Suffolk, died May 1, 2016, in Maryview Hospital, Portsmouth.

He graduated in 1973 from John F. Kennedy High School. He attended Paul D. Camp Community College and was a member of R.A.W. Ministries Christian Fellowship.

He was a native of Suffolk and the son of Alice A. Manley and the late Willie Ray Slaughter and Warrenton H. Manley.

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He was preceded in death by his brother, Samuel R. Slaughter.

Besides his mother, Alice Manley, he leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Michael D. Wright, of Suffolk, and Leander L. Wright, of Portsmouth; three grandchildren; five sisters, Lillian Manley-Wilson, of Suffolk, Inell E. Ricks, of Smithfield, Jewel L. Manley-Hoffler (Bryon), of Suffolk, Naomi Toleta Davis (Michael), of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Machelle Yvette Copeland (George), of Suffolk; brothers, Warren D. Manley (Hope), of Norfolk, and Donnell E. Manley (Margaret), of Chesapeake; uncle, Charles Slaughter (Lois); and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 2 p.m. at St. Timothy Baptist Church, 1613 E. Washington St. A viewing will take place 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016, at Crocker Funeral Home.