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Christopher McKinley Slavin

February 14, 1979 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 41)

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Christopher McKinley Slavin 41, of Sanford, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Cape Fear Valley Medial Center.

Christopher was born on February 14, 1979 in Christian County, Kentucky. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and employed with the Department of Defense at Ft. Bragg.He received his Army commission from New Mexico Military Institute  and graduated from the University of New Mexico.  As an Army officer he deployed three times to Iraq and once to Afghanistan.  His life of selfless service is an example of his true being.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with Father Jack Kelly officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.   The church service and graveside will be live streamed on the Jernigan-Warren Facebook page.

Surviving are his wife, Jodie Lynn Brice Slavin; son, Connor Brice Slavin; Parents, Gail McKinley Slavin and James “Jim” V. Slavin; sister, Alyson Slavin Fellers and brother -in-law Adam.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Chris to the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society or to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Funeral arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, N.C. 28301.

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Funeral Service
January 11, 2021

8:30 AM
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
1000 Andrews Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Burial following Funeral Service
January 11, 2021

10:00 AM
Sandhills State Veteran's Cemetery
8220 Bragg Blvd.
Ft. Bragg, NC 28310


Fayetteville Animal Protection Society (FAPS)
3927 Bragg Blvd, Fayetteville NC 28303
Tel: 1-910-864-9040

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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