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John Wesley McCloud II

Obituary for John Wesley McCloud II

April 13, 1942 - March 30, 2017
Elkton, Maryland | Age 74


John Wesley McCloud, II, age 74, of Elkton, MD passed away after a short bout with an aggressive brain tumor on March 30, 2017, surrounded by his family. John was born in Seminole, OK on April 13, 1942 to the late Charles Wesley McCloud and Okla Geneva (McGehee) McCloud.

John was a 1960 graduate of Newark High School and a 1965 graduate of the University of Delaware, where he obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering. He obtained his Masters in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. He retired from DuPont where he worked as an Electrical Engineer. He taught briefly for Cecil College. John loved riding his 1942 Ford tractor, wine making, fishing, and yardwork.

He was especially proud of his accomplishment of being awarded the Distinguished Rifleman Badge, the 852nd civilian to earn the award since its inception in 1884. He also enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music, especially Pink Floyd.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margaret Ann (Deloach) McCloud; sons, Charles Edward McCloud of Elkton, MD and George Wesley McCloud of Elkton, MD; sisters, Judy Sutter of Sebring, FL, Janet McCloud of Los Angeles, CA and Josephine Antolick of Newport News, VA; grandchildren, Amanda Nicole McCloud, Logan Wesley McCloud, Jeremy Michael McCloud, Christine Ivanise McCloud, Ian Charles McCloud, Vanessa Joy McCloud, Sean Matthew McCloud, Viviane Renee McCloud, Quinten Ross McCloud, Duncan Christopher McCloud and Samuel Martin McCloud; great grandchildren, Lilliana Grace McCloud, Aslena Ivanise Lawrence, Adelynn Joy McCloud, Charles Wesley McCloud and Conner Wesley McCloud.

A Visitation will be held 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday April 7, 2017 with a short service to follow at 8:00pm at R. T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 E Main Street, Elkton, MD. 21921. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made payable to Seasons Hospice c/o R. T. Foard Funeral Home, 259 E. Main Street, Elkton, MD 21921, or directly online at

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