Charles L. “Preacher” Sloan, 90, of New Smyrna Beach died Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at Oceanview Nursing Home. A celebration of Preacher’s life will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Coronado Community United Methodist Church with Reverend Robert Brown officiating.
Mr. Sloan was born November 3, 1918 in Cleveland, TN. He was a veteran of the US Army Air Corps serving during WW II and the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict serving as a navigator with the rank of Captain. Mr. Sloan worked for C.C. Card Auto Company and was a broker/agent in real estate in Cleveland, TN before moving to New Smyrna Beach in 1980. He was a member of the Coronado Community United Methodist Church, Sugar Mill Country Club and was an avid golfer with five holes in one during his career as a golfer. Preacher was a member of the Ole Timers Hall of Fame in Cleveland, TN.
Preacher is survived by his wife of 35 years, Samye Jean; son, Steve (Brenda) Sloan of Orlando; grandsons, Stephen and Jonathan both of Orlando; several step-children and grandchildren, Max Phillips and children, Sloane and Taylor, Nancy Hilley and sons, Philip and Samuel, Dustin Daugherty and children, Dalton and Samye, Lauran Walker and daughter, Halley, and Chip and Mike Phillips.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, 32129 or Coronado Community United Methodist Church 201 Peninsula Dr., New Smyrna Beach, 32169.
1:00 PM at Coronado Community United Methodist Church 201 South Peninsula Avenue New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 on Saturday, November 29, 2008 (map/driving directions)
Cremation arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Service 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 (map/driving directions)