Donald Bruce Sleight, age 80, of Newland passed away on Monday December 26, 2011 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk.
Born at Bottineau,North Dakota, June 18, 1931 the son of the late William Sleight and Emma Darling Sleight. The family moved to Yakima, Wa during WWII.
He was a salesman and US Army Veteran.
Along with his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Jean.
Donald has left to cherish his memory the mother of his children, Bonnie Christine Sleight of Bethel, CT; son, Dale Sleight, and his wife, Brenda, of Newland; daughter, Leigh Sleight-Hadden, and her husband, Robert, of New Fairfield, CT; sister, Elinor Bergseth of Yakima, WA.
Inurnment will follow at a later date in the Tahoma National Cemetery in Yakima, WA.