Henry Lee Sloan, III CHARLOTTE - Henry Lee Sloan, III, 63, died peacefully in his home on December 3, 2013. Born in Charlotte on June 4, 1950 to the late Henry Lee Sloan, Jr., and the late Mary Shields Sloan, Henry graduated from Woodberry Forest School and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and practiced in Charlotte as a tax attorney until retirement when he engaged his love of investing. Henry was active in the North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program and The Serenity Church. An avid golfer and consummate coffee drinker, Henry's 19th Hole was the Starbucks at Morrocroft, where he regularly met with friends. A warm-hearted, wise, and humble man, Henry possessed a keen intellect and quick wit. He served as a friend and mentor to many people who sought his guidance. Known for his immense gratitude for life, Henry will be missed by all those whose lives he touched. In addition to his parents, Henry was predeceased by his brother-in-law, John Avinger; and nephew, Jay Avinger. He is survived by his wife, Vicki Davis Sloan; daughter, Emma Justis Sloan; sisters Angie Avinger and Shields Sloan; sisters-in-law, Cindy Bailey and Kathy Withrow; his beloved nieces and nephews of the Bailey and Withrow familes; and his grand-dog, Charlie Brown. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 6 at J.B. Tallent Funeral Home, 1937 Sharon Amity Rd., Charlotte. Visitors are invited to dress casually. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to Novant Health Hospice and Palliative Care, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233, or to The Serenity Church, 4369 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, 28217. J.B. Tallent is assisting the family.
Published in Charlotte Observer from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2013
J. B. Tallent Funeral Service & Crematory
1937 North Sharon Amity Road Charlotte, NC 28205