Dean Sloan


Dean Sloan, 85 of Franklin, Indiana, formerly of Edinburgh, Indiana, passed away August 11, 2022 at his son’s home in Franklin. He was born January 26, 1937 in Westmoreland, Tennessee. He was the son of Harrison and Toy (Cook) Sloan. He married Frances “Tincy” (Cowan) Sloan on June 27, 1987 and she preceded him in death on April 25, 2018.

He is survived by his sons, Larry (Cheryl) Sloan of Franklin, Indiana and Fred Michael Sloan of Edinburgh, Indiana, daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Jeff) Bailey of Edinburgh, Indiana and Diana Lynn Bryant of Edinburgh, Indiana, step-son, Robert Allen Allison of Edinburgh, Indiana, step-daughter, Robin (John) Gassaway of Edinburgh, Indiana, 33 grandchildren,. great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, and sisters, Lillian (Rich) Guyer of St. Louis, Missouri, Joyce (Harold) Wims of Gallatin, Tennessee, and Wanda (Raymond) Rogers of New Deal, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Lillian Kay Howard, step-daughter, Lisa D. Sexton, and sister, Dorothy Hammack.

Dean retired from Devening Block Company in Columbus. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and gardening.

A funeral service will be conducted by Donald Wims at 2 PM on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana. Calling will be from 11 AM until time of service. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.