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James E. Slope

January 22, 1950 - June 29, 2007

James E. Sloper, Sr.

SPRINGFIELD – James E. Sloper, Sr., 57, of Springfield, died Friday, June 29, 2007 at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born January 22, 1950 in Springfield, IL, the son of Frank and Ethel Shipper Sloper, Sr. He married Sandra Ford on February 14, 1982. His parents and one brother, Frank Sloper, Jr., preceded him in death.

Mr. Sloper formerly worked for Lincoln Cab.

Survivors: wife, Sandra Sloper of Springfield; one son, James E. (wife, Diane) Sloper, Jr. of Langleyville; three stepsons, Lester Rodgers of Springfield, Ray Rodgers of Springfield, and Nolan Holloway of Decatur; several grandchildren; one sister, Rose Harris of Springfield; one brother, Donald (wife, Mary Beth) Sloper of Riverton; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 5, 2007. Services: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 5, 2007, Robert Green officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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