Jon Slinker Obituary, Death – Jon Tyler Slinker, 45, was born on January 18, 1978 in Glasgow, Kentucky and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee. It was his father, Florida-born Steve Slinker, and mother, Greensburg, Kentucky-born Boneva Tucker Slinker. Jon Tyler Slinker died and left this world on January 21, 2023. He had lived in Nashville his entire life. Jon enrolled in the Computer Aided Drafting program at ITT Technical Institute after graduating from Green County High School and receiving his diploma. He subsequently completed his education by enrolling in Western Governors University’s Business Management and Information Technology degrees.
Jon and his wife Wendy enjoyed a variety of activities together, including water sports like boating and jet skiing, as well as holiday visits to the beach and the mountains. Jon was a fervent Christian who participated in the ministry and was well-liked; he also devoured the Bible like no one else I’d ever met. After spending a large amount of time serving as a deacon at his home church, Jon would frequently function as the officiant at weddings for his friends and family. Jon was well-known for being a die-hard supporter of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, Tennessee Titans, and Atlanta Braves. This was particularly true with the Wildcats.
For the better part of fifteen years, Jon worked for the state of Tennessee as a member of the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Long Range Planning Division. The state of Tennessee employed him. Jon Tyler is survived by the incredible and faithful woman he chose to spend his life with, in addition to his own parents: The following people have been identified as survivors: Wendy Lynn Slinker of Nashville, her siblings Robin Bare (Travis) of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, Angela Frank (Jim) of Greensburg, Kentucky, Mike Slinker (Susan) of Laverne, Tennessee, and Kimberly Smith (Fiancé, Fernando Carreon) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; nieces and nephews: Mara Bare
Jon’s grandparents, Rollin and Nellie Slinker, and Garnett and Media Tucker, as well as other uncles and aunts and two cousins, Terry Wayne Tucker and John Marc Padilla, have all died. Furthermore, a great number of Jon’s other relatives had died before him. The Valley View Baptist Church, located at 2442 Eastland Ave. in Nashville, Tennessee 37206, will have a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at noon. At this time, the Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of making the required arrangements for the memorial service. www.phillipsrobinson.com
The church will be open for visitors beginning at nine a.m. on Saturday and will remain open until the time of the Celebration of Life ceremony. The service will begin at 12:00 p.m. Following the service, the body will be laid to rest at the Whaley Cemetery in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Donors may choose to make a contribution to the Gideons International Bible Fund instead of sending flowers as a show of condolence. WADE HALL, JOSH BARE, BRANDON FRANK, MARK COLWELL, CODY STINNETT, SEAN EASTHAM, ANTHONY WILKERSON, AND WYATT MONTGOMERY WERE OUR BASKETBEARERS. Chris Lynch has agreed to serve as an honorary pallbearer. If you have any questions about this obituary or would like to make a donation in the Greensburg area, please contact the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home at 270-932-4271.