Obituary of Bobby K. Sluder
December 1, 2008 OBITUARY Bobby Kevin Sluder, age 41, of Ruth Drive, Hickory, and a former resident of Watauga County, died Wednesday afternoon, January 30, 2008 at Frye Regional Medical Center. He was born February 5, 1966 in Orlando, Florida to Avery Calvin and Martha Novella Presnell Sluder. Mr. Sluder designed, constructed and sold bird houses. He is survived by; his partner Sherri Deal of Hickory; three daughters, Brittney Houck and husband Kevin of Hudson, Tiffany and Brandi Sluder, both of Newton; his grandson, Kyle Houck of Hudson; three sisters, Gloria Presnell and Sandy Presnell and husband Dennis, all of Boone and Patricia Trejo and husband Antonio of Hickory; and two brothers, Eddie Presnell and wife Rita of Banner Elk and Mark Sluder of Hickory. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Vivian Kay Presnell. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday afternoon, February 2, 2008 at 4 o'clock at the Beech Valley Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Quincy Norris. The family will receive friends at the church following services. Burial will be in the Presnell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Austin & Barnes Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses. Online condolences may be made to the Sluder family at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Sluder family.