Veteran for obit copyDavid R. Sloan, 68, of Greenville, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016 at Genesis Health Care Center, Troy.  David was born July 6, 1948 in Corning, New York and the son of the late Raymond Francis and Harriett (Yawger) Sloan.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the 299th Engineer Battalion C Company of the US Army. Dave was retired in 2001 from Corning Glass of Greenville.  He started with the company in 1968, working through various positions throughout his career and received Corning’s Distinguished Associate’s Award in 2001.

He was a 1967 graduate of Greenville High School; then following graduation attended Sam’s Technical Institute (ITT) from 1967 – 1968.  Dave was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville.  He enjoyed spending time at Prairie Lake North of Sturgis, Michigan for over 30 years, fishing, boating or just being at the lake.  Also he enjoyed many hobbies including fishing, hunting, shooting, wood working, carving, golf, solving problems and spending time with his wife, family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Timothy James Sloan and Christopher Michael Sloan; and sister, Joyce A. Horton.

Dave is survived by his wife Pamela P. “Sammy” (Weimer) Sloan of Greenville.  They were married February 8, 1969; sons, L. David (Shanon) Sloan of Ansonia and Todd Sloan and fiancée Angie Shank of Greenville; grandchildren Elliana Sloan, Collin Sloan and Paige Sloan; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, with Rev. Father John R. White officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.  Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.  There will be no visitation.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Darke County Cancer Association.

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