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Kenneth Sloan

Kenneth Dale Sloan, 68, of Foresthill and Davis, CA. passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Sutter General Hospital in Sacramento. He was born July 26, 1943 in Vernon, Texas but grew up and went to school in Roseville, CA. He received an AA Degree from Columbia Community College, worked for UC Davis and the California State Correctional Facilities in Vacaville and Folsom, CA. He retired in 2003. He loved sailing, fishing, playing cards, and collecting 'things' he always knew would one day come in handy. He especially loved spending time at the family farm near Hope, AR. Ken was pre-deceased by his father, Herschel Sloan of Wichita Falls, TX, in May 2001, step-father P. Cecil Bumpurs of Hope, AR, in July 2001, and mother, Ruth Bumpurs of Hope, AR, in Feb. 2009. He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Styers) Sloan of Foresthill and now Davis, CA, brother Dwight Sloan of Ft. Worth, TX, sister Jan Stallman of Davis, two step-sons, Michael Styers of Woodland and James Styers (Andrea) of Davis, and 2 grandchildren Danielle Styers of Woodland, and Sydney Styers of Davis, three nieces, Kristie Stallman Palamar (Tim) of Carlsbad, CA, Cindy Stallman Biederer (Joel) of Davis, Karen Sloan Ferguson (Reagan) of Burleson, TX, 3 great nieces Alex and Abby of Texas, and Grace of Carlsbad, two great nephews, Eric of Marysville and Alex of Carlsbad, several sisters and brothers-in-law, 'adopted' sister, Donna Turcot, of Davis, and many very special friends in Hope, AR. Ken's family would like to especially thank Dr. Deepti Behl, of Sutter Medical Group Oncology, for her tenacious attitude and care. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 25 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D Street, Davis, CA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., June 26, 2012 in Wiscombe Funeral Home, with interment at Davis Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ken's memory to Kenneth Sloan Memorial, New Hope Baptist Church, 3719 Highway 278 W, Hope, AR 71801, or a charity of your choice.

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Monday, June 25, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home - Davis

116 D Street
Davis, CA 95616

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home - Davis

116 D Street
Davis, CA 95616

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Sharon, I am so sorry and we will always remember Ken. Love Heike and Family

Heike Schueller Jun 25 2012 12:00 AM

Sharon, we are so sorry about Ken. He was like a brother to us. In fact, Jerry called him his little brother. We will truly miss him. We are sorry that we couldn't be there with you all during this time, but our thoughts and prayers are there with all of you. Love you all, Jerry and Opal

Jerry and Opal Hatfield Jun 23 2012 12:00 AM

We love and will miss us.

Michael and Lynda Haddad Jun 22 2012 12:00 AM


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