James ‘Jim’ P. Slater, 56, Warwick grad, Army vet, played centerfield for the Lititz Phillies

By on September 20, 2017

James “Jim” P. Slater, 56, left this world far too soon on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.

Born to the late Margaret (Godfrey) and Bruce Slater in Lancaster, he was previously married to Jennifer Rhoads.

Jim spent nine years in the U.S. Army as a radio operator and five years in Europe. He was a 1978 graduate of Warwick High School. He played football in high school and was involved in wrestling with the Lancaster County Boys Club as well as the Lititz Recreation Center. Jim played centerfield for the Lititz Phillies.

Jim is survived by his children: Nick Slater of Ellicott City, Md.; and Kelly Slater of Neffsville; his grandsons: Vincent and Adrian; as well as his siblings: Glenn (Linda) of Corwell, Cathy (Bruce) of Lancaster, and Martha (Jay) of Lebanon.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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