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Michael Wayne Sluss

March 9, 1974 — January 20, 2024

Kingsport, TN

Michael Wayne Sluss – Kingsport, TN

Michael Wayne Sluss, 49, Kingsport, TN and formerly of Nickelsville, VA passed away, Saturday, January 20, 2024.

Michael was born in Bluefield, WVA on March 9, 1974, and was the son of Letha (Billips) Johnson, and the late Wayne Eugene Sluss.

He was self-employed as a heavy equipment operator.

His father, Wayne Eugene preceded him in death.

Michael is survived by his daughter, Taylor Sluss, mother, Letha Johnson and husband, Wayne, stepson, Ryan Head, brother, Shannon Sluss and wife, Sasha, and nieces, twins, Amber and Danielle, Alexis, Kendyl, and Maci.

It was Michael’s wish to be cremated with no formal services at the present time.

An online guest register is available for the Sluss family at

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Michael Wayne Sluss.

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