5/21/2019 6:10:00 PM Howard Wayne Sloop Sr. August 26, 1941 - May 18, 2019
MAIDEN, N.C. - Howard Wayne Sloop Sr., age 77, of Apex Drive in Maiden died on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
A gathering of friends and family will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Warlick Funeral Home. A military graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Howard was born August 26, 1941, in Cabarrus County, to the late Lynn Mitchell Sloop and Margaret Lucille Phillips Sloop. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Stallings Sloop; a brother Kenneth Sloop; and a sister, Mildred Sloop McManus. Howard served in the United States Navy and then worked as the operations manager for Ward Trucking.
He is survived by a daughter, Catherine Cloer and husband John of Memphis, Tenn.; a son, Howard Wayne Sloop Jr. and wife Laurie of Maiden; two sisters, Sara Sloop Childers of Kannapolis, and Mary Edna Sloop Boyles of Orlando, Fla.; and two granddaughters, Druanna Sloop and Freya Sloop.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bandys Crossroads Fire Department, 1611 Buffalo Shoals Road, Catawba, NC 28609.
Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton, N.C. is serving the Sloop family.