On March 26, 1936, he was born in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Adam and Julie (Haywood) Slone. He was united in marriage to Colleen Wilson on March 7, 1953, in Prestonsburg, Ky.
Living most of his life in Warsaw, Isaac worked for Kimble Glass, Warsaw, as a machine operator for 36 years. He was also a member of Warsaw Family Worship Center.
Isaac never knew a stranger. He was a great story teller and could draw everyone’s attention. He loved sitting on the porch in his lawn chair and waving to everyone who passed by. Isaac enjoyed playing pool, going fishing and taking his dogs for car rides and being surrounded by his family. He will be greatly missed by his family and a large group of friends and acquaintances.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years: Colleen Slone, Warsaw; four children: John Slone, Warsaw; Mark Slone, Pierceton, Ind.; Diane (fiancé Donald Dugan) Hurt, Warsaw; and Donna (fiancé Steve Burke) Warsaw; two sisters: Ethel Harmon (companion Ray), Churubusco, Ind.; and Ruby (Richard) Krebs, Warsaw; three brothers: Kenton (Bonnie) Slone, Warsaw; Wendell (Brenda) Slone, Etna Green, Ind.; and Adam (Kathy) Slone Jr., Warsaw; six grandchildren: Jason Slone (companion Beth), Pierceton, Ind.; Sara (Christopher) Yarber, Bourbon, Ind.; Ryan Slone, Warsaw; Kevin (fiancé Nicky,) Slone, Pierceton; Justin Hurt and Travis Hurt, both of Grambrills, Maryland; four great-grandchildren: Gwendolyn Page, Serenity Slone, Allison Yarber and Isaac Joseph Slone; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Isaac was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; Clayton and Fred Slone; and two sisters; Irvine Slone and Edith Stumbo.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Celebrations United Methodist Church, Winona Lake with Pastor William Whitaker officiating. Burial will be Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.