Jack Roy Cloud, 87


By Tribune - Posted on 12 November 2009

  Jack Roy Cloud, beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather joined his Lord and Savior and his beloved wife and mother, on October 17, 2009.

Jack was born to Roy Harris and Thelma Bacon Cloud on November 13, 1921 in Miles City, Mont. He was raised in Miles City, graduating from Custer County High School in 1941. In high school, he was an avid basketball and football player. He joined the US Navy at the beginning of WWII and was stationed in San Diego, CA before being medically discharged three months later. He married C. Lucille Storms on October 28, 1945 in Miles City.
Along with his mother, Thelma, Jack owned and operated Cloud Cleaners for 25.5 years, closing the business in Sept. 1972. In Nov. 1972, he and Lucille, along with their two youngest children, moved to Richland, Wash. Jack was employed with Exxon Nuclear, which later became Framatome, from which he retired in June of 1988. 
While living in Miles City, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and upon moving to Richland he became a member of Central United Protestant Church. 
Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille, in June of 2003. Also preceeding him in death were his parents, Roy and Thelma Cloud,  and his older sister Garnet Brown. 
He is survived by sons Thomas and Richard,  daughters Catherine and Caroline, seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, a sister, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Burial was held Wednesday, October 21 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice or to the International Myeloma Foundation in honor of Jack’s son, Tom at 12650 Riverside drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA 91607-3421.
Express your thoughts and memories in the online guest book at www.einansfuneralhome.com. 
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