Bobby Deloss Sloan

February 14, 1937April 3, 2021

Bobby Deloss Sloan died on Saturday, April 3, 2021, with family by his side in Conroe, Texas. He was 84-years-old. Bobby was born on February 14, 1937, in Conroe, Texas.

From the age of 16, Bobby worked tirelessly as a machinist, and he retired from Cameron Iron Works. He married his highschool sweetheart, Amelda, in 1959. His family remembers him as an inventor and a hardworking man. He had a passion for building and rebuilding machines, motors, houses, boats – anything that required mending or making. Bobby enjoyed the forest, and he hunted and fished at every opportunity. He loved his family (and his dogs) with fierce loyalty. He will be missed by many.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 65 years, Amelda Sloan; his sister, Martha Anne Bates; his children, Karri Sloan-Neves and Mary Jane Vaught; his nephews, Jimmy Sloan, Mark Elam, and James Elam; his nieces, Kathy Messer, Charlotte Caso, and Suzy Kamman; his grandchildren, Deke Neves, Drew Neves, Nicole Neves, Kaci Willms, Cullen Vaught, and Sloan Vaught; and his six great grandchildren. Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Margaret Sloan; his brother, Jimmy Sloan; and his life-long friend, Clarence Vaughn.

A funeral is scheduled for Wednesday April 7, 2021, at 10:00 AM at Union Grove Baptist Church, 24380 FM 149, Richards, Texas 77873. Pastor Nick Withers will officiate the ceremony. Interment will follow at Pool Cemetery in Richards, Texas. Please send flowers to the church. To leave condolences for the family, please go to


  • Amelda Sloan, Loving wife of 65 years
  • Martha Anne Bates, Sister
  • Karri Sloan-Neves, Daughter
  • Mary Jane Vaught, Daughter
  • Jimmy Sloan, Nephew
  • Mark Elam, Nephew
  • James Elam, Nephew
  • Kathy Messer, Nieces
  • Charlotte Caso, Niece
  • Suzy Kamman, Niece
  • Deke Neves, Grandchild
  • Drew Neves, Grandchild
  • Nicole Neves, Grandchild
  • Kaci Willms, Grandchild
  • Cullen Vaught, Grandchild
  • Sloan Vaught, Grandchild
  • Pete and Margaret Sloan, Parents (deceased)
  • Jimmy Sloan, Brother (deceased)
  • Clarence Vaughn, Long-time friend (deceased)

  • Deke Neves
  • Drew Neves
  • Preston Willms
  • Mark Elam
  • John Rhames
  • Jimmie Preather
  • Cullen Vaught, Honorary
  • Jimmy Sloan, Honorary


  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

  • Interment

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021


Bobby Deloss Sloan

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Perrette Seniff

April 8, 2021

Bobby Dee, Brother, you have always been part of my life and you will be missed! Love you💜

ROBERT “Butch” & JAN (Meares) LOWRANCE

April 7, 2021

To all the family & loved ones ~
Our sincere condolences. Butch is getting out the 1957 Conroe High School FLARE yearbook to show me Bobby’s profile. Butch knew Bobby when Bobby was a senior & Butch was a sophomore.
He remembers that Bobby was a neat guy, quiet, good at track & had a hot motorcycle?? Prayers for peace & comfort.

Varden Vincent

April 7, 2021

Amelda, I have often thought of the time Bobby Dee, Bryant Rice, Carter Moore, myself, and I believe John Cartwright signed up for a "graduation fishing party." Mrs. McCullough, senior class sponsor said something like it was unorthodox, then smiled and said be careful & have fun. We spent two nights fishing up in northeast Texas on Caddo Lake. We all had a great time.

I had the privilege of buying the very first car Bobby Dee restored & supped up. It was a blue 1941 Ford coupe. Was I ever proud of it. Even though I lived across the street from the high school, I couldn't wait to drive it around to the parking lot for all the fellas and a few gals to google at.

Bobby Dee will be greatly missed