Sherman D. Sloan, 73, of 29 High Acres Drive, Bemus Point, died Monday Aug. 27, 2012, in his home.
A native of Dunkirk, he was born Dec. 24, 1938, a son of the late Wallace Sloan and Viola Cady Sloan Fields.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving from 1956 to 1959.
He had worked for vari-ous companies throughout his career including Ring Punch and Die, Roy Hol-comb, Norgas and most re-cently as maintenance director at Greenhurst Health Care and later Heri-tage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing. He was also a New York State certi-fied water system operator for High Acres and Greenhurst Village Mobile Home Parks.
In the 1970s, he coached baseball in Sinclairville, and was also a Cub Scout leader. He was an active member of Charlotte Center United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Moose Lodge and Cruisers Car Club, where his 1940 Dodge Business Coupe had won several awards. He was a life member of AMVETS. He had a passion for sports and was an avid fan of NAS-CAR, the New York Yankees and Mets, and Buffalo Sabres and Bills. He enjoyed camping with his wife.
Surviving are his wife, the former Virginia "Ginnie" Johnson, whom he married March 31, 1989; two sons: Sherman (Londi) Sloan of Marshville, N.C., and Scott Sloan of Marion, S.C.; a grandson, Dylan Sherman Sloan of Marsh-ville; two stepchildren: Dr. Kevin (Linda) Scott of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Sandra (Jamie) Carlson of Bemus Point; a brother Howard (Rose) Sloan of North Palm Beach, Fla., and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marcia Sloan Hilla.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt will offi-ciate.
Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or the American Heart Associa-tion, Heart Gifts Processing Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Sherm at www.lindfuneralhome.com.