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 Robert Paul Sloan

Robert Paul Sloan

Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Feb 1996 (aged 74)
Burial Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Plot 18, 0, 279
Memorial ID 1187072 · View Source
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Robert Paul Sloan, 74, Route 2, Covington, died at 10:52 p.m. Feb. 28, 1996.

He was born March 6, 1921 at Danville, Ill., the son of Forrest and Rosalie Jones Sloan. He married Lorraine Mains Sept. 22, 1946 at Farmer's Chapel Church. She survives.

He was a former resident of Danville, Ill. and had resided in the Tree Spring area north of Perrysville, Ind. since 1961.

He graduated from Bismarck High School in 1940. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was employed at the Phillips Laundry for 18 years and then at Tee-Pak for 18 years, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of the Farmer's Chapel United Methodist Church, Danville, Ill.; Moose Lodge 1001, Danville, Ill.; Walter Hoyt Post 350 American Legion, Perrysville, Ind.; a past Commander of Fountain County Old Guard Post 2395 VFW, Covington, Ind.

He was an avid Cubs, Illini and Bears fan. He enjoyed watching geese and loved flowers.

Surviving, besides the wife, are: two sons, Robert E. (Charlotte) Sloan, Cayuga and Kevin B. Sloan, Covington; two daughters, Tonya (Stanley) Abernathy, Covington and Darla (David) Holycross, Cayuga; a special cousin, Earl (Buddy) Sloan, Shoals; three brothers, Forrest (Ellen) Sloan, Fresno, Calif., William (Marceline) Sloan, Momence, Ill. and John P. (Donna) Sloan, Danville, Ill.; two sisters, Betty L. Gore, Danville, Ill and Naomi (Richard) Kronmiller, LeRoy, Ill.; an aunt, Louise Janke, French Lick, Ind.; an uncle, Dan Jones, Danville, Ill.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday in Shelby Funeral Home, Covington, with the Rev. David Rinehart officiating. Burial will be in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Ill.

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