Stephen O. Sloan Jr., 86, of Lehigh Acres, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2102. He was born Nov. 24, 2012.
He proudly served his country with the U.S. Army during World War II, and he fought valiently in the Battle of the Bulge.
He had a successful career with the state of Florida.
He had a love for football, fishing, camping and visiting with family. He had a genuine love for life and enjoyed making people laugh.
He will be truly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dixie L. Sloan; daughter, Shirley (Jerry) Weimer; son, Gary O. (Kris) Sloan; and grandchildren, Leah, Owen, Sarah, Zach and Travis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Alice Sloan; sister, Dora Paige; and son, Stephen O. Sloan III.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at the Hodges-Farley Funeral Home. The family received friends before it.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to Hope Hospice.
Arrangements are being handled by Hodges-Farley Funeral Home.