Bill Sloan, 94, of Hillsboro, Ill. passed away at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill.
Bill was born June 29,1924 in Morrisonville, Ill. at the farm home of his parents George and Mary Nolan Sloan. He married Sandy Pasdeck at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, Ill.
Bill graduated from Morrisonville High School in 1942 and joined the U.S. Marine Corp., serving three years in the Pacific Theater of the Solomon Islands and the Philippines Liberation.
After WWII, he was discharged and returned to Morrisonville, later enrolling in David Rankin Trade School in St. Louis, where he learned Heating and Air Conditioning. After this he returned to Morrisonville where he worked in his trade as a contractor.
After retiring as a contractor, he moved to Seattle, WA working for Boeing Air Craft. Upon returning to Morrisonville, he and his wife Sandy operated a Cafe and Coffee Shop, The Deli-Ranch.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Mary Cecilia Pino, Bernadine O'Niell, Georgia and Rosemary Sloan and brother Nolan Sloan.
He is survived by his wife Sandy Sloan; stepson David Pasdeck; grandsons: Kola, Elisha, Thaddeus; great-grandsons: Archard, Anakin; sisters: Rita Mae Sloan, Roseann Sloan, Martha Beeler; brothers: John Sloan, James Sloan.
Bill and Sandy had been married for 35 years but the honeymoon never ended. He died in the arms of his loving wife.
Funeral services will be held Monday November 5 with visitation from 9:00 to 11: 00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. Services will take place at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, Ill. Burial will be at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery in Morrisonville, Ill. with military honors.
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.