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“My condolences for your loss. May the God of comfort, help you in your time of sorrow. Jesus ransom has made it possible to see your loved one...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: - MD

“Sending our condolences to the Slan family. Remembering you from our times at Forbes Air Force Base. Love & Peace be with you all. Debra Locke Rudd &...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Debra Rudd - Kansas City, MO

“James is my friend, neighbor, comrade, commandant, and mentor. If ever a Man, Live, and follow in Jim Slan Shadow, that Life will be Great. Jim...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Arthur and Martha Rivers, USN(R), VFW Life Member Rivers - SC

“Granddaddy I love you so much I will always hold on to and cherish every memory of you. My life will not be the same without you, thank you for...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer DiSalvo - Brandon, FL

“Our sincere prayers and condolence. Martha and Benny Smalls ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Martha Smalls

“Our prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Treasure the memories knowing that he is with the Lord. Be blessed in knowing that this is...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Mark and Teresa Anderson - NC

“Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family during this difficult time.Love, Patrick, Demetria and PJ ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Patrick and Demetria Brittingham - NC

“Deepest condolences ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Darren and Charlotte Jarvis - LA

“Brothers foto ever ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Tristani - Miss Point, MS

“Dear Alice, Our hearts ache from losing a wonderful friend. I know that Jim is whole again and walking and trimming trees, sharing stories, passing...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jim and Kathy Johnson - SC

“May you rest in peace and your family gains strength and peace in these difficult times. Best wishes, always... ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Pratik Chhatbar - Charleston, SC


Elder James Galtin Slan, Sr. 82, of Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, husband of Alice Singleton Slan entered into eternal rest Wednesday, June 14, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, June 19, 2017 at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 7396 Rivers Ave., North Charleston at 12:00p.m.(Noon). Entombment will follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens with military honors. The family will receive friends Sunday at J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00p.m.

James was born May 13, 1935 in Woodville, Mississippi, son of the late Chalmers Slan and Mary Ashford Slan. He served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as Staff Sergeant. He also retired from Hallmark Cards. James was a graduate of Penn Valley Community College where he received his Associates Degree in Business. James was the past District 1 Commander of the VFW, past State Chaplain for VFW, past Master of Prince Hall, Eureka Lodge 170, Kansas City, MO, past Commissioner of BSA, Kansas City, member of the Order of the Arrow, BSA, past Commander of VFW Post#10811, Charleston County Veterans Association, Wadmalaw Island Land Use Committee, Committee Chairman of Boy Scout Troop #1142, Production Superintendent of Charleston Tea Plantation and active member of the American Legion Post #112. He also served as Pastor of the Community of Christ Church, North Charleston, SC for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Alice S. Slan of Wadmalaw Island, SC; two daughters, Lenora Williams of Colorado Springs, CO; Leslie Carper of Lawrence, KS; three sons, Stephen H. Slan (Melanie) of Wadmalaw Island, SC, Lorne Slan and Sean Slan both of Lawrence, KS; sister, Audrey Sterling of New Orleans, LA; brother-in-law, Stanley Singleton (Leslie) of St. Albans, NY; sister-in-law, Henrietta King of St. Albans, NY; twelve grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons, Michael Mahone and James Slan, Jr.

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7113 Rivers Avenue North Charleston, SC 29406