Fredrick E. 'Earl' Sloan

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Fredrick E. 'Earl' Sloan

July 11, 1922 - February 06, 2019

Fredrick E. 'Earl' Sloan Fredrick E. "Earl" Sloan, 96, of Alexandria died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family after an extended illness.
Earl was born in the Moonsville area of Madison County on July 11, 1922, the son of Fred B. and Mary H. (Kemp) Sloan. On March 17, 1946, he married Charlene (Beouy) Sloan.
Earl had been a farmer all his life. He enjoyed working the land of his farm from planting to harvesting.
Earl was a husband, father and grandfather and always enjoyed spending time with his family, and he was a member of the Vermillion Friends Church.
Those left to carry on his legacy of love are his wife of over 72 years, Charlene; his children, Paul Sloan, Ruth Ann (Russell) Ancil, Elaine (Steve) Marlow and Patricia Tinsley. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Kenneth and Richard Sloan; son-in-law, Terry Tinsley; brother, Glen Sloan; sister, Betty Sandlin; grandchildren, Gerald Tinsley and Sherry Marlow.
Funeral services for Earl will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, with the Rev. Fred Burke officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery, Yorktown.
Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent the Vermillion Friends Church in care of the funeral home.
Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to celebrate Earl's life with his family and friends.
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Published on February 8, 2019
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Dolores & Ivan Lamaster and Dottie McDonald
Feb 11, 2019
Patricia, your church family at Florida Station sends you thoughts and prayers. We know your father is in heaven and we will get to meet him one day. You are loved by your church family.
Noelle Shull
Feb 10, 2019
Earl was a hard working sweet man who loved his family. I was blessed to be a part of his family the last five years. May God bless his family.
Linda Shull
Feb 10, 2019
Paul and family, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you thru the coming weeks.
Sue Tunget
Feb 10, 2019
My heartfelt condolences on your loss. May God comfort you at this time.
Paul Featherstone
Feb 08, 2019
Earl was a wonderful christian example of a man who i enjoyed talking with at times.Our loss but heaven,s gain.