Carl "Bozo" Slusher, 83, of Alma died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at a local hospital. He was born May 18, 1930 in Crawford County and was the widower of Beatrice Slusher.

He is survived by a daughter, Ellen Boyd of Alma; four sisters, Oma Jane Thomas of Alma, Dorothy Samples of Arizona, Elsie Means of Van Buren, and Linda Sivage of Kibler; a brother, Earl Slusher of Dyer; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was Nov. 1 at the Mount McCurry Cemetery in Rudy under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers were Johnny, L.D., Buck and Johnny Hallmark Jr.