Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Morris Leon Slone, 63, Troy, died at 8:53 a.m. Aug. 17, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to cancer.
He was born Nov. 20, 1944, in Richmond, Ky., to Orvalle and Dessie Morris Slone, who are deceased. A stepfather, Joseph Norris, also is deceased. On Jan. 18, 1969, he married Dolores Culver of Celina, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Thad (Susan), Fletcher, and Jason (Chastity), Troy; two daughters, Heather (Scott) Johnson and Shanda (Ryan) Stammen, all of Troy; a sister, Sandra K., Centerville; and 11 grandchildren.
He was retired from General Motors. He was an active member of the Air National Guard for six years. He was a 1963 graduate of Fairview High School and attended Sinclair Community College. He was a member of Troy Fish & Game and the Troy Eagles.
A memorial service is 5-11 p.m. Sept. 6 at Staunton Grange, Troy.
Contributions can be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America or Hospice of Miami County.
Arrangements are being handled by Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua. Condolences can be made at www.jamiesonandyannucci.com.