Sledd, Edward Lane

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Edward Lane “Eddie” Sledd, of Riner , VA, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at his home in Riner. He was born in Roanoke, VA on February 27, 1945 to the late William and Alice Lucas Sledd. Eddie spent most of his life in the auto repair business as the owner of Sledd’s Body Shop in Christiansburg and later in Riner, VA.

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Daphne Byrd Sledd; son, Donivan Lane Sledd and wife Tammy; stepson, Leonard Darrell Spencer, step grandson, Chris Spencer and wife Laney; step grandchildren, April and Roger Linkous; four step great grandchildren.

Respecting Eddie’s wishes there will be no visitation or services. The interment will be at Roselawn Burial Park in Martinsville, VA on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 11 a.m. For anyone wishing to make memorial contributions, the family asks that you consider the Riner Volunteer Fire Dept. or the Riner Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 11, Riner, VA 24149.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Carilion Clinic Hospice.

Arrangements are being handled by Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd, VA.