Steven Leroy Sledge

Steven Leroy Sledge

Steven Leroy Sledge

April 19, 1956 – September 27, 2021

WENDELL – Steven Leroy Sledge, 65, went home to be with the Lord on Monday.  He was born in Halifax County to the late Samuel Leroy  Sledge.  He was a man of conscience who cared for his fellow man and especially children in need.  He was preceded in death by his wife, friend, & helpmate, Diana McGuinness Sledge, & daughter, Sarah.

He is survived by sons, Richard, Marcus, Joshua, Patrick, Michael, Jesse, daughter, Melissa, His mother, Sarah Trilby Floyd Sledge., brothers, Robert Sledge (Nancy), Scott Sledge (Tina), grandchildren, Matthew, Emma and Sarah.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Autism Society of NC, American Cancer Society, or Methodist Home for Children

Memorial service 10 am, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  A rosary service will be offered from 9 am – 10 am, prior to the service.  The service will be available at at a later time. (MASKS REQUIRED)


  • Sheila Hale Posted September 29, 2021 5:29 pm

    With deepest condolences to his family. I am going to miss his humor on FB. GOD Bless his family.

  • Sharon and Louis Zayas Posted September 29, 2021 10:04 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Steve. Many prayers being said for the repose of his soul, and for God to grant peace and comfort to his family.

  • Alice Randall Posted September 29, 2021 10:10 pm

    Rest In Peace my dear friend. Love, hugs and prayers for family and friends..

  • Lou Ann & Bill Knoth Posted September 30, 2021 9:49 pm

    God Speed Steve. Now you are with Diane and Sara My heart and Prayers go out to his family.. <3

  • Staci L Posted September 30, 2021 9:54 pm

    I am so sad to hear this. Steve was an amazing Christian, Husband, Father and Friend. I am so sad but feel blessed to have been touched by his loving friendship. I pray God lifts up his family and all of us during our loss. I am joyful to know he with with his beloved, Thank you Steve for all your love.

  • Sheri Lawrence Posted October 1, 2021 9:23 pm

    Steve was such a kind and gentle soul. Prayers for his family in this time of his home going. Heaven is rejoicing.

  • Patrick Sledge Posted June 15, 2022 4:55 pm

    Missing this guy today… Its a little colder this summer & the grass never stops growing. See ya soon.

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