Former Fire Chief and Businessman Jack Slagle Laid to Rest - WSET.com - ABC13

Former Fire Chief and Businessman Jack Slagle Laid to Rest

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Halifax Co., VA - A prominent figure in the Halifax County community has been laid to rest.

Jack Slagle passed away last week at the age of 86.

Slagle was a founding member and first chief of the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department. He also owned Slagle's Fire Equipment Company in South Boston for 50 years.

Slagle ran Virgilina's only grocery store through the 1950's and served as the town's Vice Mayor.

His funeral was held today and he was buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery in South Boston.

 

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