Warren B.F. Sloan, 77, of Monongah, passed from this life Saturday (May 21, 2016) at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center after a valiant two-year battle with lung cancer.
He was born in Fairmont on Sept. 22, 1938, a son of the late Franklin "Bud" and Vivian R. Marsh Sloan.
Warren was Methodist by faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Chilton. He served as chief of police in both Monongah and Rivesville and was inducted into the National Policeman Hall of Fame. He currently was serving as a councilman for the Town of Monongah. He has always been a very active person. He was involved in a number of vocations, including his construction company All State Construction, selling new and used cars at Wilson Ford and on his own lot. With his brother Dave, he co-founded the "Kids Fishing Day" and the "Toy Giveaway" programs in Monongah. He was also a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He enjoyed flea markets and yard sales, riding his motorcycles, gardening and cookouts.
Mr. Sloan is survived by his companion of 17 years, Sheila Mills; four children, Randy Carpenter of Monongah, Warren R. (Kathy) Sloan of Conway, South Carolina, Joeline (Randy) Swann of Rivesville and Lark (Tom) Dunbar of Rivesville; eight grandchildren, Landon Phillips, Erika (Brandon) Bailey, Tommy Dunbar, Travis (Ashley) Swann, Randa (Blaine) Cook, Kara Swann, Michael (Christine) Sloan and Karen Sloan; six great-grandchildren, Addison, Sadie, Isabella, Haieigh, Isaac and Killa; two brothers, David (Nancy) Sloan of Monongah and Ron Sloan of St. Mary's; one sister, Florence "Flo" Cline of White Hall; one uncle, David Lee Marsh; several nieces and nephews; and his special caregiver, Crystal Carpenter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Benny W. Barth; and three brothers, Bob, Chuck and Claude Sloan.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Frey Home For Funerals (Addition Chapel A), 320 Madison St., Fairmont. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Bill Preston officiating. Interment will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery with full military honors.
Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com.
Published on May 25, 2016