James Franklin Sleezer, 85, of Kannapolis passed away November 10, 2022. Jim was born April 30, 1937 in Keokuk, Iowa, a son of the late Harold and Nancy Sleezer. He was preceded in death by a sister, Bettyann Hall and a nephew, Gene V. Hall.
Jim is survived by a son, Stephen Sleezer of Omaha, Nebraska; daughters, Cheryl Sleezer, Candace Sleezer, Janene Conner (Jeff), California; sister, Karen Sleezer Doherty (Terry) of Ontario, Oregon; grandchildren: Joele Engel (Jacob) and Randy Sleezer, Omaha, Nebraska, Jake and Kate Connor; nieces, Virginia McCombs (Willard) of Kannapolis and Cindi Stewart of China Grove, niece-in-law Jeri Hall of Kannapolis, nephew Keith Flynn (Nicole) of Las Vegas, Nevada, great nieces and nephews; Jennifer Nawrocki (Eddie), B.J. McCombs, Nathan Kennedy, Shanna Stewart, Joshua Hall (Dawn), Andrew Hall and many great-great nieces and nephews; cousins, Beverly Sleezer, Thelma Sleezer Taylor, Bill Sleezer and Jerry Sleezer; cousin-in-law, Fred Hughes; and two special friends, Judy White and Joan Emerson.
Jim was a member of First Reformed Church in Landis where he participated in a Mission Trip to Lynch, Kentucky, gave to many children’s events and loved to attend the new member class to share his life’s story and conversion to belief in Jesus Christ.
Memorial donations may be made to First Reformed Church, 210 N. Central Avenue, Landis, NC 28088.