Robert A. Slawson

Robert A. Slawson 75, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020. He was born in Harlingen, Texas on March 26, 1945 to William and Georgia Slawson. He proudly served in the US Air Force.

Bob was a control systems service technician at General Electric for 32 years, retiring in 2003. On most days, you could find Bob outside working in his yard or watching sports on TV. Bob was a handyman and could always find a way to fix anything.

He was predeceased by his parents William and Georgia Slawson. Bob is survived by his wife Susan and their children, James Slawson and Melissa Spaulding (Richard); grandchildren Kristina, Jason and Joshua; brother Gary Slawson (Linda); and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services with military honors will be held 11:30am on Thursday, July 16 at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville. Memorial contributions in memory of Bob may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Guest Book

Preston D. Crandall

Bob and Sue were my next door neighbor and friends when they lived in Geyser Crest. I have many fond memories of them and am saddened by his death. May the Lord bless you and Godspeed.

Dick Germond

Something I’ve thought about before is the fun we had playing and your brother, Gary, behind my life place on Avery Street...I think we were around 10-12! I remember those days as best my incredibly fun...I’ll never forget those times. Rest In Peace, old friend

Dianne Gregory

To Susan and family: May your memories of Bob's gentle ways bring you comfort always. I knew Bob best in grade school where he was sweet with a ready smile and joy in laughter. I'm happy to see he had a good life with his service, family and career. May you rest peacefully, Bob, after a life well lived.

Pat Meehan Lerch

I was a high school classmate of Bob's and remember him as always having a smile and a good word for everyone. Sending sincerest condolences to his family and hoping that loving memories will help in the days ahead. May he Rest in Peace.

Phyllis Wadsworth & Family

Rest in Peace Bob. You have suffered enough. Now you can rest in the arms of God. You will be missed.

Ken Mosenthin

So sorry for your loss. As a fellow control systems service I worked with Bob many many years and we did the training schools together. He was a great guy to work with.

Wes Dimmick

Worked with Bob for many years at GE he was known as a stand up guy by everybody.
So sorry for your loss.

Chuck & Ruthann Jones

Dear Mel, Rick, and family, We were so very sorry to hear about your Dad, (grandfather). I am sure he will be greatly missed. Remember all the good times and they will bring a smile to your face and to your hearts. Our deepest sympathy. Love, Aunt Ruthann & Uncle Chucky

Carol Radice

Gary, Linda, Sue and family. Very sorry for your loss.

William Slawson

Rest in peace Uncle Bob. Wished we could have taken my kids to one last ball game together. I'm sure your beloved Scotty, Duffy has already greeted you with a wagging tail and a joy in his heart. We will all miss you and your laughter. Take care sir, god speed. One last time into the Wild Blue Yonder.