Wilbur “Smokey” C. Slocum, 81, formerly of Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in Clearwater, Fla., where he had lived since 2000.
Mr. Slocum was born in Ohio on April 1, 1929, to Eleanor and Wilbur Slocum. He married Catherine Tingle on Dec. 24, 1951, who died in 1999.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Collier, whom he married in October 2001; a daughter, Valerie McCammon of Lafayette, Ind.; a son, Jeffrey Slocum of Bedford; a sister, Alice Anderson of Florida; two grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.