William Newland Sloan, 77, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021, after a brief illness at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Newland was born in Iredell County April 28, 1944, to the late Webb Newland Sloan and Ida Lee Goodin Sloan.

He had a love for gardening , blue grass music, and hunting. He was a member at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Hiddenite. Newland was retired from the City of Statesville water department in maintenance.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Velma Susie Menscer Sloan; and one brother-in-law, James Johnson.

Survivors include one son, William Thomas Sloan and wife Chrystal of Union Grove; one daughter, Caryn Sloan Kilby and husband Curtis, two brothers, Wayne Sloan and wife Betty, and Lynn Sloan and wife Brenda; and one sister, Hilda S. Johnson, all of Statesville; three grandchildren, Leanna Cisneros and husband Nelson, Cassie Kilby and fiance Christian Harris, and Tara Sloan; one great grandchild, Sebastian Cisneros, the light of his life; and one furry friend, Stella.

Celebration of Life will be conducted on Sunday, October 10,2021, at Mt. Nebo Church in Hiddenite at 3 p.m. Pastor Brian Eades will officiate. Family visitation will be prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Chapman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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