James Sloan

Obituary of James Sloan

The family of James Sloan of Greenwich, NY, is saddened to announce he passed peacefully, at his favorite place on earth, Wild Turkey Hill Farm, on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at the age of 87. Poppy will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Connie (Winslow) Sloan; children, Edson (Carmella) Sloan and Mary Margaret (Stephen) Conners; cherished grandchildren, Sloan and Seth Conners, Cydney, Jayme and Carlee Sloan; great grandchildren, Mila and Anthony James Sloan.

James was predeceased by his parents, James and Hazel Mae (Richards) Sloan; siblings, Nelson Sloan, Marjorie Bain, Eileen Snell, Ivan Sloan and his nephew Terry Snell. He is also survived by his adored nieces and nephews, Randy, Sandy, Joann, Michelle, Ruth and Sam (Ivan’s Children) and Sherry, Garry, Gerry and Kerry (Marjorie’s Children); sisters-in-law, Glenda Clausen and Diana (Jerry) Brophy.
Jimmy was a 1955 graduate of Greenwich Central School, where he proudly served as President of the FFA. He was a dedicated farmer, cattle dealer, and co-owner of Miller’s Livestock Market. He was a proud owner of Standardbred horses, including his most successful horse “Blazing Strides”.
At his request, there will be graveside services at the convenience of his family.
Jimmy’s family wishes to thank the Fort Hudson Health Agency, Greenwich Family Health Center, Brenda Z. Melite and Community Hospice of Saratoga for their excellent care and compassion for Jimmy.
Those wishing to remember Jimmy may make a donation in his name to the Greenwich Chapter FFA, Greenwich Central School, 10 Gray Avenue, Greenwich, NY, 12834 or the Easton-Greenwich Rescue Squad, PO Box 84, Greenwich, NY, 12834.
Online condolences and messages to the family may be made at www.flynnbrosinc.com
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Flynn Bros Inc. - Greenwich
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