Gordon R. Sloan, 73 passed away Friday Oct. 17, 2014 at his home in Princeton following a sudden illness.

He was born Feb. 12, 1941 in Princeton to Clarence Sloan and LaDonne (Sinkhorn) Sloan McEllhiney

He retired as Production Manager of Red Door Industries in Washington, IN. He had lived in Princeton for several years living in Denver Colorado for 15 years where he was assistant hotel manager. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1961-1965. He was a member, Past Exalted Ruler and currently serving as Chaplain of the Princeton Elks Lodge #634. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 25, V.F.W. and the Eagles Arie 361. 

Gordon is survived by his wife, Kaye (Scott) Sloan of Princeton; 2 daughters Sheralynn “Shorty” Sloan of Cleveland OH; Cinda Sloan of Princeton and son, Scott (Tina) Sloan of Knoxville, TN; 2 brothers, Larry (Cathy) Sloan of Princeton; Mike (Sandy) Sloan, Francisco; 3 granddaughters, Hailey, Macon and Merritt, 2 grandsons Austin and Devin 

He was preceded in death by his parents, younger brother, Pat Sloan, and his step-father, Louis “Red” McEllhiney 

There will be gathering of family and friends from until 2 until 6 p.m. Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Eagles Lodge, 301 N. Hart St. Princeton.