In memory of
Irving Joseph Slotchiver
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In memory of
Irving Joseph Slotchiver
Irving Joseph Slotchiver Nashville - Irving J. Slotchiver, 95, of Nashville, died Saturday morning January 13, 2018.Irving Joseph Slotchiver was born December 12, 1922 in Walterboro, South Carolina. Third of four children born to Edward and Sadie Slotchiver, he went to school in Walterboro and later in Charleston, S. C. Upon graduation, he attended Clemson College until 1943 at which time he entered the U. S. Military as a private. Promoted to corporal, he was recommended for OCS, received a commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the U. S. Army and joined the 80th Infantry Division in Europe as an infantry platoon leader. Irving Slotchiver was a highly decorated officer who served with distinction and honor until the end of the war. Following the military, he received a BBA from the University of Miami at Coral Gables and returned to Walterboro S.C. where he entered the family business. Within a few years, he and his wife decided to go into business for themselves and settled in the middle Tennessee area with their three daughters. After many years in the hospitality business, Irving Slotchiver retired at the age of fifty-two. He returned to college and earned an MA in Art from Vanderbilt University specializing in glass technology and art glass making. Irving Slotchiver developed several glass formulas that are still being used today. Having spent almost twenty years in the art glass business and receiving top awards from many shows across the country, he once again retired. Irving Slotchiver leaves behind his beloved wife and devoted caregiver of 62 years, three daughters, Gay, Jeni and Laurie, a son-in-law, Carl and two granddaughters, Rachel and Jane. A Service will be held Monday January 15th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Congregation Micah In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Congregation Micah or a charity of your choice. visit.www.MarshallDonnellyCombs.com or call 615-327-1111
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In memory of
Irving Joseph Slotchiver
Irving Joseph Slotchiver Nashville - Irving J. Slotchiver, 95, of Nashville, died Saturday morning January 13, 2018.Irving Joseph Slotchiver was born December 12, 1922 in Walterboro, South Carolina. Third of four children born to Edward and Sadie Slotchiver, he went to school in Walterboro and later in Charleston, S. C. Upon graduation, he attended Clemson College until 1943 at which time he entered the U. S. Military as a private. Promoted to corporal, he was recommended for OCS, received a commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the U. S. Army and joined the 80th Infantry Division in Europe as an infantry platoon leader. Irving Slotchiver was a highly decorated officer who served with distinction and honor until the end of the war. Following the military, he received a BBA from the University of Miami at Coral Gables and returned to Walterboro S.C. where he entered the family business. Within a few years, he and his wife decided to go into business for themselves and settled in the middle Tennessee area with their three daughters. After many years in the hospitality business, Irving Slotchiver retired at the age of fifty-two. He returned to college and earned an MA in Art from Vanderbilt University specializing in glass technology and art glass making. Irving Slotchiver developed several glass formulas that are still being used today. Having spent almost twenty years in the art glass business and receiving top awards from many shows across the country, he once again retired. Irving Slotchiver leaves behind his beloved wife and devoted caregiver of 62 years, three daughters, Gay, Jeni and Laurie, a son-in-law, Carl and two granddaughters, Rachel and Jane. A Service will be held Monday January 15th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Congregation Micah In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Congregation Micah or a charity of your choice. visit.www.MarshallDonnellyCombs.com or call 615-327-1111
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Nashville, TN 37203
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