On June 12, 2015, James L. “Slick” Settle, 78, graduated from his earthly home to his heavenly home.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Massanova Pentecostal Church in Castleton, VA conducted by Rev. L.D. Savage. Burial will follow in Flint Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Settle was born September 24, 1936 in Rappahannock County, son of the late Luther Milton Settle and Hannah Lee Foster Settle. He retired as a heavy equipment operator and was a 39 year member of Massanova Pentecostal Church.
He his survived by his loving wife of 39 ½ years Margaret Settle; two loving children and their spouses Melody Blosser and husband C.W. Blosser of Luray and Stewart Settle and wife Nikki Settle of Flint Hill; and four wonderful grandchildren who called him “Boogie”, Damien M. Smith, Brianna G. Settle, Brandon A. Smith and Blake Blosser. He was preceded in death by one brother William “Ned” Settle and a sister Mary Elizabeth Frazier.
Pallbearers will be John A. Jenkins, Billy Atkins, Tom Eberman, Sillus Wayne Chapman, David Jones, Dean Hahn, Bubby Settle, and Stevie Foster.
Honorary pallbearers will be Junior Atkins, Richard Burke, Richard Gregg, Dale Welch, Ashby Grimsley, Forrest Whorton, Wayne Woodward, and Triston Blosser.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Settle Family, P.O. Box 173, Flint Hill, VA 22627.