Stuart Frederick Sligh, Jr. - SAVANNAH - Stuart Frederick Sligh, Jr., 16, died Saturday, February 18, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Stuart was born June 23, 1995, in Savannah, Georgia, to Mary Brooke Parrott Sligh and Stuart Frederick Sligh. He attended Savannah Country Day School where he excelled both in academics and athletics. He lettered in varsity football as a freshman. In his sophomore year, he was both starting quarterback and co-captain of the team and received the Most Improved Offense award and the Captain's Award. He was also a valuable member of the varsity baseball team. Stuart was an avid outdoorsman and was never happier than when hunting or fishing with his father. Stuart was a communicant of St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church. He is survived by his parents Mary Brooke and Stuart Frederick Sligh and sister, Brooke Wilkinson Sligh; grandmother, Jenny Shearouse Sligh of Athens, GA; grandfather, Jack Parrott and his wife Annie of Roanoke, VA; uncle, Howard Sligh; uncle, Gordon Sligh, wife Beverly and daughters Hays and Maggie; uncle, Matt Sligh, wife Michelle, sons Charles, Duncan and Matthew and daughter Betsy, all of Athens; uncle, Bart Parrott, wife Mary Ann, daughters Julia and Lila and son Andrew of Charlottesville, VA; and uncle, John Parrott, wife Martha, sons Hank and Buck and daughter Eliza of Roanoke, VA. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Betty Brooke Parrott, his grandfather, Charles Howard Sligh and uncle, Charles Albert Sligh. Visitation will be at the Demere Gym of Savannah Country Day School on Monday, February 20, 2012 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The funeral will be at historic Christ Church Episcopal at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. Pallbearers are William Szczecinski, William Woods, Kelly Bouchillon, Jackson Schroeder, Alex Sovchen, Hamilton Pirkle, Wright Wallace and Preston Andrews. Honorary pallbearers are the Savannah Country Day Football team. A private burial service will be held at Groton Plantation. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Stuart F. Sligh, Jr. Athletic Scholarship Fund, 123 East Charlton Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Please sign our on-line guest book at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News February 20, 2012 Please sign our Obituary GuestBook at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Feb. 20, 2012