Sladford Sewell, 87, of North Port, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, peacefully at home.
He was born Oct. 29, 1926, in Jamaica, West Indies, and moved to North Port 22 years from Farmingdale, N.Y.
Sladford was an exceptional man who was very good at everything he did. He was an outstanding plumber for many years, and he enjoyed gardening to the fullest. Sladford was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, and he will be remembered by all who loved and knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Athreen; three sons, Andrew Sewell of Bradenton, Fla., Franklin Sewell of Jamaica, and Rudolph Sewell of Baltimore, Md; two daughters, Maureen Robertson of Amelia, Ohio, and Andrea Liverpool of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; a sister, Thora Sewell of New York, N.Y.; two brothers, Leaford Sewell of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Coniff Hall of England; and seven grandchildren, Alison, Nicole, Danielle, Renee, Kadeen, Krysteen and Jesika.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Port Charlotte New Testament Church of God. Entombment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memorial book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.