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James M Sloss

March 5, 1939 ~ August 16, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

James Sloss Obituary

        Mr. James Matthew Sloss, the son of the late Willie Sloss & the late Gertrude Moses Sloss was born on March 5, 1938. Mr.James “Mac” Sloss attended Berkley County High School and Campbell Street High School in Daytona Beach Florida.

        Mr. James Sloss joined the church at an early age. As a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, he was a dedicated contributor of the golden band ministries and enjoyed attending Sunday School/Church with his wife, Ethel M. Sloss. In his youth, he heavily enjoyed sports such as football and baseball. An interesting highlight of his life was that he was a member of the historic Black Sox Baseball Team of Ladson. James was also employed at the Coastal Center where he retired after 15 years of service due to a medical disability. Despite the many trials he has endured, Mac has never met a stranger, in which those who had crossed paths with him. He loved to laugh, go fishing, and tell jokes with his family and friends.

        In 1962, he was married to the love of his life Ethel Sloss, and they were blessed with three beautiful daughters.

        James was preceded in death by his parents, Willie & Gertur Sloss, his nine siblings: Adolph, Edward, Albert, Nathanial, Lonnie, Kathleen, LaVeda, Lucille, and Sarah.

        Mr. James Sloss leaves to mourn his faithful wife of 60 years, his loving children; Beryl Robertson, Doris Sloss, and Eva Sloss, three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren of Atlanta, Georgia, his brother in-law Wallace Washington Sr., and sisters in-law Rosalee Washington and Mary Sloss. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

       Special thanks to the facility of Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home where he was adored by staff, and residents. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 25, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Albert A. Glover Funeral Home
113 Bryan St
Summerville, SC 29483

Celebration of Life
Saturday
August 26, 2023

11:00 AM
Wesley United Methodist Church
3242 Ladson Rd
Ladson, SC 29456

Interment

Cherry Hill Cemetery
Market Rd
Ladson, SC 29456

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