He attended Pine Hill Presbyterian Church.
He was retired from Cleveland Chair after 20 years of service.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in France and Germany.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Sliger; parents, Arthur and Florene Sliger; two brothers: Maurice B. Sliger and Jack M. Sliger; and three sisters: Ellen Housley, Peggy Johnson and Thyra Cook.
Survivors include his daughter, Joyce (Steve) Carle of Dade City, Fla.; two grandsons: Andy Carle and Jonathan Carle; three brothers: James F. Sliger of McDonald, Robert L. Sliger of Cleveland and Hubert Sliger of McDonald; two sisters: Elizabeth Wilson of Ooltewah and Barbara Howard of McDonald; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Russ Maroon officiating.
Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.