Michael Wayne Sloan, age 64, died peacefully with his wife by his side on August 14, 2021, at SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC Health Care in Pittsboro, NC.
Mike, born January 10, 1957 in Beckley, WV, to the late Norman and Mary Sloan, was the youngest of seven sons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Charles Joseph (Joe) and James Edward (Jimmy) Sloan, both of Beckley, WV.
He is survived by his wife, Diane, and sons Antonio and Tanner Sloan of Pittsboro, NC; brothers John “Sonny” and wife Carol Sloan of Carlisle, PA; Seibert and wife Sharon Sloan of Millersville, MD; Billy and wife Brenda Sloan of Beckley, WV; Robert “Bobby” and wife Diana Sloan of Glen Daniel, WV; and many nieces and nephews and their children.
Mike graduated from West Virginia Institute of Technology with a degree in engineering. He began his career with D’Appolonia Consulting Engineers in Beckley, WV, then worked for Almes & Associates, Inc. Consulting Engineers of Beckley, WV, and spent the last 20 years with Froehling & Robertson, Inc. in Greenville, SC, Hickory, NC and Raleigh, NC.
His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed trips to the beach and to the mountains of West Virginia. The game of golf was his favorite pastime, playing with his brothers and friends. He also enjoyed playing pool with his son, Antonio, in a couple of different leagues. He also made trips to Las Vegas to play in the APA annual tournament. Mike loved WVU football and basketball, Alabama Crimson Tide football, and Kentucky basketball. When his sons were in high school, he spent many hours at band competitions with Antonio and cross country and track meets with Tanner.
A funeral service will be held at Donaldson Funeral Home in Pittsboro on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 2 PM with the Reverend Val Chadwick presiding. Burial and a graveside service will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Beckley, WV on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1 PM.
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