He was born June 15, 1944 in Floyd County, KY to the late Irvin and Rebecca (Thornsberry) Slone. He worked at Ford Motor Co in Lorain for 33 1/3 years. He enjoyed working on cars in his garage, playing the guitar and singing with his grandkids. He was known as a loving Dad and Paw Paw and loved the Lord.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Marsha (Stanfield) Slone, whom he married on July 14, 1962; children, Tamera Cook of Norwalk, Clifford Todd Slone of Circleville, Terri (Chris) Barman of Norwalk and Christopher Slone of Norwalk; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one on the way; siblings, Juanita Johnson of Woodhaven, MI, Cleophas Slone of Hustonville, KY, Elveta Jowett of Atascadero, CA, Aaron Slone of North Fairfield and Nawana Paniccia of Chatsworth, CA; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, Tammy Slone; and siblings, Roscoe Slone, Clarinda Snipes and Gary Slone.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home with Pastor Vince Cooper officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.