Gerald Lee McCloud, 70, of Poolville, died Friday night, Oct. 26, 2012 in the local hospital. Born July 22, 1942 in Rockford. He was a heavy equipment operating engineer, member of the Miracle Christian Center in Buffalo, Texas and a veteran of the U.S. Marines.

Gerald Lee McCloud, 70, of Poolville, died Friday night, Oct. 26, 2012 in the local hospital. Born July 22, 1942 in Rockford. He was a heavy equipment operating engineer, member of the Miracle Christian Center in Buffalo, Texas and a veteran of the U.S. Marines.

Survivors include his wife Shirley McCloud of Poolville; a

daughter Gina (Prentiss) Jones of Rock Island; a son Timothy (Julie) McCloud of Poolville; brothers – Charles (Rose) McCloud of Batavia, Ohio; George (Connie)McCloud and wife, Connie of Danville and six grandchildren Ashleigh (Kevin) Vanspeybroeck, Justin Davis,Jasper McCloud Kaden Jones, Jaycee McCloud and Kye Jones.

Funeral service were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 in the Greenwood Baptist Church. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of other remembrance, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org.