Funeral services for Robert J. Sloan, age 76 of Heuvelton will be held on Monday (July 28, 2014) at 11:00am at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Bill Rupp officiating. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Heuvelton.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday (July 27, 2014) from 2:00-5:00pm at the funeral home. Mr. Sloan passed away at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center on Thursday evening surrounded by his loving family.
Surviving is his longtime companion of 30 years Nora Butterfield of Heuvelton; a son Gregory Sloan & his wife Ann of Ogdensburg; a daughter Suzanne Noble & her husband Bryan of Canton; a sister Helen Porteous & her husband William of Chipman; four grandchildren Alison & Bryan Noble and Sara & Jon Sloan.
Bob was born on April 26, 1938 in Heuvelton, a son of the late Ralph & Isabelle (Merkley) Sloan. He graduated from Heuvelton Central School and married Shirley (Thompson) which later ended in divorce.
During his career he worked on the St. Lawrence Seaway as a laborer, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center as a plumber and in 1965 began Robert Sloan Construction which was later renamed to Robert & Greg Sloan Construction when his son joined the business. He enjoyed hunting & fishing, snowmobiling, four wheeling and going to camp. He was a past charter member of the Heuvelton Lions Club and a member of the Quebec Brook Hunting Club.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Heuvelton or Rensselaer Falls Fire Department or the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.