Class of 1949

1949 Maroon SpotlightWilbur Sloan
Wilbur Sloan

Wrestling ’45-’49; Perryscope Staff ’48-’49; F. F. A. ’45-’49; F. F. A. President ’48-’49; Home Room President ’48-’49.

Wilbur Lee “Wick” Sloan

January 24, 1932 – May 6, 2005

Wilbur Lee Sloan, age 73, was born Jan. 24, 1932 in Perry, OK. to O.L. and Anna Sloan. He passed away Friday at his home at Spanish Cove in Yukon, OK.

Wilbur graduated from Perry High School and received his B.S. in Engineering from OSU. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1953.

He married Beverly McQuiston on Jan. 24, 1953 in Perry.

Wilbur worked for Lucent for 28 years. After his retirement he and Beverly moved to Lake Kiowa, TX. In 2000 they moved to Spanish Cove in Yukon.

He was a member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church. Wilbur remained active in the Pioneers Retirement Group.

He is preceded in death by his wife Beverly Sloan, his mother and a grandson.

Survivors are daughter and son-in-law, Janet & Kerry Stricklin of Mustang, OK; son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Connie Sloan of Chicago, IL; son Mark Sloan of OKC; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Brenda Sloan of Leander, TX; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral Mass will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2005 at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in Yukon with private interment. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 6465 South Yale Suite 206 Tulsa, OK 74136-7804, The Spanish Cove Auxiliary or to St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church.