July 31, 1955 – Oct. 25, 2023
Funeral services for Harvey Alan Slade, 68, were held at 2 p.m. Tues., Oct. 31, 2023, in the Chapel of Matherly-Davis Funeral Home. Burial followed at Fairlawn Cemetery. Mr. Slade was born on July 31, 1955, in Cushing, to Harvey Adele Slade and Mary Lou (Adams) Slade. He died on Wed., Oct. 25, 2023.
He retired from Spinello Construction Company where he was a master skilled heavy equipment operator; enjoyed gardening, boating and genealogy; and also served as a foster parent. His true passion was raising Labradors into AKC Grand Champion Labradors.
He married Jalene Gail Coward on Nov. 15, 2003, in Sallisaw.
Survivors include his wife, Jalene, of the home; two sisters, Kathryn Smith of Lampasas, Texas, and Margaret Slade of Sands Springs; sister in law, Kathy Gosnell and husband Hurshell Jr. of Cushing; and other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother-in-law, Irling Smith.