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Tony Ray Sloat, age 59

Tony Ray Sloat, 59, of Searcy, Arkansas passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was born November 14, 1962 in Morrison, Illinois to Charles Sr. and M. Ellen (Simer) Sloat.

Tony enjoyed Harley Motorcycles, family and friends. The best times he had were the family cookouts and parties. Tony was a truck driver until failing health kept him home and he resided with his daughter, Ashley Williams and husband Max. He loved cats, especially his “Rhubarb”.

Tony was preceded in death by both parents; brothers Jason and Chuck Sloat Jr; his son Joshua Levi Sloat, who also passed on September 4 in 2019.

Tony is survived by daughter Ashley Williams and husband Max of Searcy, Arkansas; beloved grandson Chaise Andrix Sloat of Centralia, Illinois; stepdaughter Andrea Wolenhaupt of Centralia, Illinois; granddaughter Jessica; sister Theresa Martin and husband Harold of El Paso, Arkansas; nieces Erin Terrell and Jaime Martin and Courtney Sloat Mitchell.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400.


  • Theresa E Martin Posted September 7, 2022 9:20 PM

    I will miss my Mom, Ellen, and brothers Chuck, Tony and Jay until the day I pass away.

  • Donald Weaver Posted September 8, 2022 2:42 AM

    Good friend. Loved his family. Will be missed.

  • Carolyn Harriman Posted September 8, 2022 7:34 AM

    So sorry for your loss he was slaws a good guy

  • Mark Lee Posted September 8, 2022 8:23 AM

    Rest in peace my friend.

  • susan schaeffer-smith Posted September 8, 2022 9:07 AM

    RIP my friend

  • Susan Kleinedler Posted September 8, 2022 11:54 AM

    Tony is the father of my children and was quite the character. He was true to his family and friends. He will be missed. -Susan Kleinedler

  • Aunt Debby Schippel Posted September 8, 2022 12:40 PM

    Tony was a long time friend. We always believed that we shouldn’t Judge. Love a person for who they are their unique self

  • Tresea Rindal Posted September 9, 2022 12:16 AM

    Tony always had a carefree attitude. His family and friends were always first in his life.
    He will be missed very much.

  • Joanie Rinne Posted September 9, 2022 5:14 AM

    He was my best friend, my rock, and my protector. Our friendship was like no other. I will miss him so very much. I loved him with all my heart and soul. TTFN Moonshine.

    • Ashley Williams Posted September 15, 2022 9:13 PM

      Thank you for being such a great friend all of these years! Thank you for coming down!

  • Melissa King Posted September 9, 2022 6:39 PM

    T-Bone was an amazing friend, would give you the shirt off his back and never ask for anything in return. You will truly be missed,
    Midnight & Lil Redd

    • Ashley Williams Posted September 15, 2022 9:13 PM

      Thank you so much! He always liked you guys!

  • Johnny Reed Posted September 11, 2022 8:21 PM

    Tony was a great driver and coworker. Always had a joke to tell. He will be missed.

    • Ashley Williams Posted September 15, 2022 9:10 PM

      Thank you Johnny

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