William Eldon Slone – Orleans
May 13, 1941 – May 22, 2017
William Eldon Slone, 76, of Orleans, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at his residence.
Born May 13, 1941, in Hindman, Kentucky, he was the son of Joe and Alta (Mullins) Slone. He married Nancy Hayes February 19, 1966. He retired from Central Foundry with 37 ½ years of service, and was a member of UAW Local 440. Bill served in the U. S. Navy from 1966-1969, and was a member of American Legion Post No. 250. He was a member of Woodville Baptist Church. Bill enjoyed spending time with the grandkids and attending their activities. He also enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, and NASCAR races.
Surviving: wife, Nancy Slone of Orleans; daughters, Cindy (Randy) Ewing of Salem; Mindy (fiancé, Bryan Brainerd) Hunter of Tipton; grand-children, Madison and Hunter Ewing of Salem; Emily Hunter of Tipton; grand-dog, Sally; brother, Joey Slone of Mitchell; sister-in- law, Betty Slone of Mitchell; brother-in- law, Richard (Janice) Hayes of Salem; several nieces, nephews and cousins
His parents; brothers, George Slone and Sheldon Slone; and sister, Ethyl Slone; preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 26, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Nelson Lee officiating. Burial will be in Freedom Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and the U. S. Navy Honor Guard.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home. Honorary Casketbearers: Richard Hayes and Hunter Ewing
Casketbearers: Randy Ewing, Chuck Walker, John Hayes, Greg Lamb, Joey Slone, Bryan Brainerd
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com