Walter Ralph “Slab” Sloan, Jr., 81, passed away on Sunday, July 12. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. The funeral service is set for 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 16 at Williams, with burial to follow at Black Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is set from 5 p.m. through 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15. Immediate survivors are Walter Sloan, Jr. (son), Rosa Lee McCant (sister) and Martha Garner (sister).