Stanley G. Sluder, 87

Published 2:54 am Friday, July 21, 2017

Stanley G. Sluder, age 87, of Lloyd Ruckel Road in Waynesburg, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his residence.

Born Sunday, July 6, 1930, in Waynesburg, he was the son of the late Elzie and Ivis Speigle Sluder. His loving wife, whom he married August 1, 1986, is Mary Lou Davidson Sluder of Waynesburg. Stanley retired from General Motors and was a member of Cuba Community Church of God in Eubank, where he served as associate pastor and several other ministry positions at the church. Stanley loved to collect stamps, coins, and guns, was a UK basketball fan, and a member of the NRA.

 In addition to his wife, Stanley leaves behind five sons, Michael Sluder (Viola) of Hamersville, Ohio, Stanley D. Sluder (Kathy) of Fayette County, Ohio, Kevin Sluder of Norwood, Ohio, Ray Saylor (Ashleigh) and Ricky Saylor (Karen) both of Waynesburg; four daughters, Kim Johnson (Sam) of Waynesburg, Marcia Sparks of Danville, Sandy Davidson of Bethel, Ohio, and Ivis Jones (Steven) of Danville; one brother, Paul Sluder (Freida) of Eubank; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and one son-in-law, Wayne McCleese of Mt. Orab, Ohio.

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In addition to his parents, Stanley was preceded in death by his late wife, Mary Elizabeth Sluder; one son, Keith Sluder; one daughter, Denise McCleese; one sister, Kathy Keeling; one brother-in-law, Melvin Keeling; and two grandchildren, Michelle Taylor and Daniel McCleese.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 15, at Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home with Bro. Troy Roberts officiating the service. Burial followed in Double Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Kevin Sluder, Ricky Saylor, Dwight Sluder, Ray Saylor, Zachariah Sparks and Sam Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions suggested to Cuba Community Church of God, c/o Troy Roberts, 702 Clarence Elgin Road, Eubank, KY 42567.

Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home, Waynesburg, was entrusted with Stanley’s arrangements.