Roger C. Sloan Sr., 82 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 7:50 am Friday, November 14, 2014 in his residence.
On February 18, 1932, he was born in Mouthcard, Pike County, Kentucky to Emzy and Clementine (Rooney) Sloan. He was united in marriage to Eunice Blankenship on March 1, 1954 in Grundy, Virginia, who survives.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1951- 1954 then he became a coal miner, retiring in 1970. He was a member of New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, Warsaw. Roger enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren and was loved by all. He never knew a stranger and was always willing to help anybody in need.
He is survived by his wife, Eunice Sloan, Warsaw, his son, Roger (and spouse Lana) Sloan Jr., Warsaw; his daughter, Sue Hickman, Warsaw; his sister, Mildred Belcher, Conway, Virginia; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and five sisters.
A funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Monday, November 17, 2014 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor David Cripe officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Visitation hours will be from 2:00 5:00 pm Sunday, November 16, 2014 in the funeral chapel.
The family requests memorial contributions be given to the Roger Sloan family to help defray costs for Cassie Dillingers kidney transplant. Donations may be given c/o Sue Hickman.