HODGDON - H. Douglas Sloat, 85, died surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, July 12, 2015 in Houlton. He was born March 17, 1930 in Hodgdon, the son of Ralph P. and Ethel B. (Turney) Sloat.
Doug was a hard-working farmer who lived and left us the legacy of family values, integrity, faith and hard work. He will be missed by many close neighbors, friends and family.
Doug was predeceased by his mother and father and sister Lena Qunion. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Marion L. (Estabrook) Sloat of Hodgdon. He is also survived by five children Arthur and his wife Mimi, Carol Smith and her husband David, Richard and his wife Jean, Cathy Poland and her husband Gary, Andrew and his wife Patti; his sister Barbara A. Rowe of Middlefield, CT; his sister-in-law Helen (Estabrook) McKay of Woodstock, NB, Canada; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was loved and adored by 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Dunn Funeral Home Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:00 to 8:0PM. A celebration of Doug's life will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, July 15, 2015 10:00AM with Rev. Randall Burns officiating. A reception will be held following the service at the Military Street Baptist Church. Interment will be in the East Hodgdon Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Douglas' memory payable to the Salvation Army c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com