Daniel "Danny" Vaughn Sleeper

November 7, 1949 - January 9, 2019

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Daniel "Danny" Vaughn Sleeper age 69, a resident of 2276 Slatestone Road, Washington died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his home.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Washington officiated by Dr.Greg Barmer, Pastor.
Danny was born on November 7, 1949 in Portsmouth, Virginia the son of the late Henry Evert Sleeper and Martha Louder Sleeper. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Washington, NC. Danny especially enjoyed church songs and singing them with his church family. He loved gardening, cooking and was known for often cooking for large groups such as his church family and many friends. When he wasn't doing for others he could be found helping his wife Carolyn in her art studio with her many creative endeavors and giving her his total support. Danny will be greatly missed by his family and all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife: Carolyn Rochelle Sleeper of the home, a son: Joseph Edward Sleeper and wife Jennifer of Norfolk, Virginia; brother: Phillip Eugene Sleeper of Norfolk, Virginia and mother in law who was like a mother: Alice Rochelle of Washington, NC. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter: Cheryl Denise Sleeper, sister: Jenny Mae Baumgardt and two brothers: James Arthur Sleeper and Wallace Dean Sleeper.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Sleeper family.

Memorial Service

Saturday, January 12, 2019
2:00 PM

First Baptist Church - Directions
113 Harvey Street
Washington, NC 27889

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  • January 15, 2019
    Jeannie Kious says:
    I just found out through Facebook. We loved Danny and have many great memories. May God fold His arms around you and give you comfort.

  • January 12, 2019
    Jane Bailey says:
    Deepest condolences Carolyn on the loss of the love of your life. You and your family are in my prayers.
    Sincerely, Jane Bailey

  • January 12, 2019
    charles cook says:
    Carolyn, so very sorry for your loss. I know Danny was more than just your husband. He was your best friend and balance. Fondly, Charles Cook

  • January 12, 2019
    Mj Carbo says:
    Carolyn, I am so sorry that I can't be there today for you. Danny was truly a one-in-a-million human being. You were lucky to have him. As he was lucky to have you.

  • January 12, 2019
    John and Dodi Groesser says:
    We are so sorry for your loss and know you will feel it tremendously. We know Danny is at peace and our prayer is for that peace which passes all understanding to find it's place in each of your hearts as you cherish and reflect on your beautiful memories of your lives with him in it. He was a dear, dear man and we are thankful that God allowed our paths to cross. Thoughts of him only bring smiles. Blessings, prayers and heart felt sympathy to each of you.

  • January 12, 2019
    Peter and Isabel Farrell says:
    I am so sorry to hear this news of Danny. I know you will miss him terribly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • January 11, 2019
    Cindy Harrison says:
    Carolyn, my heart is with you In the loss of such a devoted husband and best friend. I pray that you will feel God's strength and love holding you tight as you journey through such unwanted grief and may your memories bring you joy for the love you had can never be taken away.

  • January 11, 2019
    Steve and Carol Lentz says:
    I'm so sorry about Danny's passing. We have all been praying for him and his entire family. He is at rest now.

  • January 11, 2019
    lynn hoyt says:
    Carolyn and family, thinking of you during this difficult time. Danny was a sweet, kind man, and funny too. I'm so glad to have known him. His memory will live in many hearts.

  • January 11, 2019
    David Book says:
    Although we have not kept up very closely over the years, our minds are filled with pleasant memories of Danny and Carolyn at Morehead, Kentucky Baptist Student Union where they met and married. We had some great times together. How did we get this old! Love to you, Carolyn.

  • January 11, 2019
    Valerie MacEwan says:
    A wonderful man who will be sorely missed. The world's a lonely place without him.

  • January 11, 2019
    Nan Hollie says:
    I am so sorry for your lost. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • January 11, 2019
    Orman Conrad says:
    Billie and I are sorry that we cannot attend the services. You all are in our prayers.