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Harold "Gabby" Cloyd

March 14, 1921 - December 14, 2013

Harold E. “Gabby” Cloyd, 92, of New Berlin died at 5:05 am Saturday, December 14, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born March 14, 1921 in Sangamon County to Oscar and Mary Reed Cloyd. He married Dorothy I. Harney on December 7, 1942. He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary and Michael Cloyd and two brothers, Russell and Carl Cloyd.

Surviving are his wife of 71 years, Dorothy; three daughters, Beverly Conwill of Dawson, Marjorie Otto of Williamsville and Debbie (Steve) Heistand of Curran; two sons, Paul Cloyd of Curran and Lee Cloyd of Springfield; daughter-in-law, Rose Cloyd of Virden; nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Mr. Cloyd was a United States Army Veteran serving during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion in Chatham and AmVets. He enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and playing cards. Mr. Cloyd managed a fertilizer business and drove a truck for Dugan Oil.

Visitation: 10am – 12 pm Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 12 pm, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Robert Green officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Sangamon County Interveterans burial detail.

Memorials may be made to Chatham Fire Department.

Visitation Information

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


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