Tayler Allen Keith Slaugh, a beloved son, grandson, brother and friend, died as a result of an automobile accident on Saturday, March 14, 2015, near Meeker, Colo. He was 19.
A celebration of Tayler’s life was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the 4-H Building in Meeker.
Tayler Allen Keith Slaugh was born to Allen Keith and Makeysha Louise (Wagner) Slaugh on Dec. 14, 199l, in Grand Junction, Colo. He spent his childhood and attended schools in Craig. He was active in high school sports, competing in football, track and swim meets. During his junior year, Tayler and his family moved to Meeker. At first, Tayler was reluctant, but quickly grew to love Meeker, making many friends along the way. Tayler was graduated from Meeker High School with the Class of 2014.
Following high school, Tayler received a CDL and began working for Redi Services in Meeker—a job he loved and that he was proud to have.
In his spare time, Tayler loved snowmobiling, hunting, hanging out with friends and “mudding.” One of Tayler’s greatest passions in life was dirt biking and spending time with his family and many close friends. Tayler was larger than life.
Tayler is survived by: his parents, Allen and Makeysha Slaugh of Meeker; siblings Kurstin, Tanner and Tucker Slaugh, all of Meeker; maternal grandparents Frank Wagner of Grand Junction and Kim (Larry) Murray of Craig; paternal grandparents, Kathy Slaugh of Meeker and Allen (Mickie) Slaugh of Craig; great-grandmothers, Barbara Nicholes of Craig and Buliah Slaugh of Manila, Utah; great-grandmother Sara Cundall of Moab, Utah; uncle Scooter (Vanessa) Wagner of Grand Junction; and an aunt, Rachel (Tobey) Willey of Meeker. He is further survived by numerous other family members and a large circle of friends.
Tayler was preceded in death by: his great-grandpa, Wesley Slaugh; and great-grandpa Jack Cundall.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Tayler Slaugh Memorial Fund in c/o the Bank of the San Juans in Meeker.
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