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Eugene Mervin Cloud, Jr.[1]

Male 1935 - 2013  (78 years)


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  • Name Eugene Mervin Cloud 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Jun 22, 1935  Ellenton, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 09, 2013  Bradenton, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Gillette Cemetery, Gilette, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary:
      Gene Mervin Cloud, Jr., 78, of Manatee County as a lifelong resident, died on Dec. 9, 2013.
      Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thurs., Dec. 12, 2013 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in Bradenton, FL.
      Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Fri., at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in Bradenton, FL.
      The Herald Tribune Dec. 11, 2013
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      Gene Cloud, Jr. passed away Dec 9, 2013 at Blake Medical Center.
      He was born in Ellenton, FL at Rocky Bluff.
      He graduated from Manatee High School in 1953, where he played football for coach Wheeler Leeth.
      After serving in the Marine Corps, he came home and
      started Cloud Insurance Agency, which he owned for 56 years.
      He was very active in Boy Scouts, serving as scoutmaster of Troop 102 at Palma Sola Presbyterian Church.
      He was a member of the Hernando DeSoto Historical Society, where he served as General Chairman, Captain of the Crew, and Hernando DeSoto in 1973. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club and served on the Board of Directors of Youth for Christ.
      He attended West Bradenton Baptist Church and Island Baptist Church. He and his late father, Gene Cloud, Sr. were pioneer spear fishermen in Manatee County. Together they speared a Jewfish that weighed 545lbs. at a survey tower for the Skyway Bridge in 1953.
      He mentored many in Bradenton in scuba diving and spear fishing. He spent many summers diving in the Florida Keys.
      He was an avid outdoorsman, hunting in Florida, Georgia, and Alaska. He loved spending time at hunting camp and telling stories around the campfire. He had many adventures in Alaska hunting moose and caribou, snowmobiling, and visiting friends in Wasilla.
      He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Bonny Cloud; sons, Trey (Jill), Gary, Keith, Kevin (Leigh); three grandchildren, Brenton, Jennifer, and Tanner all of Bradenton, FL; two sisters, Florence of Winter Haven, FL and Mary Jane of Cuthbert, GA.
      Visitation 5:00-7:00PM Thursday December 12, 2013 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel,
      604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209.
      Funeral Service 1:00PM Friday December 13, 2013 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel.
      Burial will be in Ellenton Gillette Cemetery in Ellenton, FL.
    Person ID I188684  mykindred
    Last Modified Aug 16, 2018 

    Father Eugene Merwin Cloud,   b. Jan 28, 1914, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 13, 1983, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Virginia Chancey,   b. Jan 31, 1917, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 18, 1997, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Oct 13, 1983 
    Family ID F62972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Eugene Mervin Cloud,   d.
    Mother (__),   d.
    Family ID F70759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Judith Elaine Tridle,   b. Jul 30, 1936, Bradenton, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 13, 2003, Bradenton, Manatee county, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 1955 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Gary Michael Cloud,   b. Dec 15, 1956, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     3. Living
     4. Living
    +5. Living
    Family ID F70758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Family ID F66676  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4837] Cloud-Coody, Maryjane, email to Tom Cloud of April 26, 2014.