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Paul Arthur Slisher

April 29, 1931 — March 28, 2022

Paul Arthur Slisher

Paul Arthur Slisher, 90, departed this life on Monday, March 28, 2022, at his home in Bethesda. He was born in Miami County, Indiana on April 29, 1931, to Paul Vernon and Mary Edith Burdine Slisher.


He served our country in the Army and during his working years he worked at Midwest Lime Company for over thirty-five years. He was a member of the Christian Church in Macy, Indiana.


Paul took care of his family who loved and treasured him. He was a “homebody” who enjoyed cooking, watching hummingbirds, finches, and old John Wayne movies. He also enjoyed looking for old tractors and was an avid coin collector.


He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bob and Dick Slisher, and a sister, Jo Ann Fulbright.


Paul is survived by his sons, Vernon Slisher, of Bethesda, Joe Slisher (Suzie) of Cushman, Aaron Slisher (Debbie), of Batesville; daughters, Debbie Finley (Bob Zumwalt), of Bethesda, Heather Franks (Timmy), of Bethesda; brothers, Bill Slisher, of Bethesda, John Slisher (Carol), of Southside; sisters, Sis Nelson, of Huntington, Texas, Rosie Walker, of Fort Smith, Ellie Franks, of Bethesda; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; Fran, the mother of his children whom he called “mom”; several nieces; nephews; and friends.


A Graveside Service will be Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. in the United Methodist Campground Cemetery in Bethesda with Bro. Larry Sellers officiating.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:

Arkansas Sheriff Youth Ranch

100 St. Vincent Place

Batesville, Arkansas 72501


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place

Memphis, Tennessee, 38105


Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Children’s Way

Little Rock, Arkansas 72202

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

United Methodist Campground Cemetery

Highway 106, Bethesda, AR 72501

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