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Roland Slocum

1945 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Roland Slocum Obituary
Slocum, Roland

Roland Slocum, 70, beloved husband, was called to his eternal resting place on December 25, 2015. He entered this world on September 18, 1945 in Baltimore, MD, born to Roland and Martha Slocum.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Diane Slocum; his children, Nicole and Roland Slocum; granddaughter, Ashley Castano; his mother, Martha Slocum; niece, Meghan Allen; his Aunt Elizabeth Patterson and son Kalvin and daughter Deborah, his sisters, Evangeline Stewart, Marion and Loita Slocum; and his brothers, George Slocum and Roosevelt Johnson; sisters-in-law, Theresa Stokes, Arlene Henson and husband Dorian; brother-in-law, Steve Davis; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Roland Slocum Sr.; and brother, Albert Slocum.

Roland served in the Army 9/5/63 to 8/26/66. After leaving the Army, Roland decided to join the Baltimore City Police Department. He served there for 10 years before working in the Howard County District Courthouse. Later he joined the Natural Resources State Police for eight years. In 1996, Roland moved his family to Albuquerque, NM and there he was employed as a security guard for Bank of America and Sprint for 20 some years.

His hobbies were photography, fishing, archery, golfing, hiking, painting, drawing, watching classic movies, listening to music, interacting with his family and most of all reading.

Services will be held Friday, January 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m., at FRENCH - Wyoming. Friends may visit Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Please visit our online guestbook for Roland at


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7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jan. 10, 2016
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