David Ronald Sloan, 65, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2016.

He served proudly in the Marines on the VMA231 Squadron as a Corporal. He was preceded in death by his parents, James, Sr. and Dorothy Sloan and brother, James “Junie” Sloan Jr.

He is survived by his wife of devoted, admired, worshiped and beloved wife of seven years, Glenda; sons, Tony Sparks and wife, Katherine; Patrick Sparks and wife, Terri; six grandchildren; sisters, Mary Lou Kerns and Nancy Culler; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 in the Eagle Rock Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com.

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