Harold Lloyd Sledd age 88 of Wilmington, NC passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter. He was born on September 10, 1927 in Johnston County and was the son of the late Julian Neal and Lillian Annie (Lee) Sledd.
He was a veteran in the US Army and served his country with honor and distinction during WW II. For many years he was self employed in the automotive industry and owned the Airport Exxon in Raleigh, NC. He enjoyed fishing and was a NASCAR enthusiast.
He was an active member and former Deacon at Silver Lake Baptist Church, Caroline Beach, NC.
Harold is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Joyce (Mills) Sledd of Wilmington, NC, two daughters Peggy and husband, Mac McCombs of Mooresville, NC and Deborah and Charles Alfred Wallin of Wilmington, NC, five grandchildren; Chas, Mallory, Walker, Bill and Stewart and five great grandchildren; Leah, Charlie, Lee, Nathan and Caroline.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at 2 pm at Silver Lake Baptist Church, 4715 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior at the church from 1 pm to 2pm. Dr. Lynn Bullock is officiating, Eulogy by Pastor Lenier Furr.
The family wants to extend a special thanks to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Staff and special friends for their loving care.
In lieu of flowers contributions made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter or the Silver Lake Baptist Church in memory of Harold would be greatly appreciated.
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The family is in the care of Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910-791-7099