Fleming “Dwight” Sluder, 66 of Piney Flats, TN, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013, in Knoxville, TN, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Dwight was a native of Piney Flats and was the son of the late William Lee and Kathleen Elizabeth Neal Sluder.
Dwight was self-employed, loved the game of golf, loved laughter, but most of all he loved his beautiful granddaughter, Paisley. She and his daughter, Penelope, were his world. The kindness and love he showed will leave anyone who knew him fortunate to have been a part of this amazing man’s life.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Hugh E. Sluder; a brother, Charles Austin Sluder; and a sister, Nancy Bell Droke.
He is survived by his daughter, Penelope; granddaughter, Paisley; two brothers and wives, Bill and Carlene Sluder, of Johnson City; Bob and Sandy Sluder, of Piney Flats;, one sister, Evelyn Johnson, of Johnson City; two sister-in-laws, Danalee Sluder, of New Mexico, and Ruth Rumbley Sluder, of Gray, TN; plus many nieces and nephews.
A casual, colorful Celebration of Life for Dwight will be conducted on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 3:00pm at Edgefield Methodist Church in the Life Center. Reverend Estell Williams will lead the celebration.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations can be made to his beloved granddaughter, Paisley. Anyone wishing to make a donation should contact Snyder’s Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Fleming “Dwight” Sluder by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (www.snydersmemorialgardens.com), or by sending an e-condolence to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any other condolences may be mailed to Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, 5913 Kingsport Hwy. in Gray, TN. 423-477-7911
Snyder’s Memorial Gardens is proudly serving the Sluder family.