Troy McCloud, age 86 of Somerset, KY. passed away on Thursday March 27, 2014 at the Jean Waddle Care Center of Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on September 30, 1927 in Blackey, KY. to the late William Robert and Ollie Nolan McCloud.

Troy was retired from Ford Motor Co. of Lorain, OH and a Veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of East Somerset Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and the outdoors.

He is preceded in death by his parents. Three brothers, Haywood McCloud, Arvus McCloud, Roscoe McCloud and two sisters, Dora Thomas and Molene Greer.

He is survived by his wife, Edith Venable McCloud, whom he married on February 14, 1993 in Florida. Five daughters, Shelia (Ted) Mannikka of Warren, Michigan, Sharon (Havard) Gauthier of Bossier City, Louisiana, Sue (Bobby) Long of Warren, Michigan, Darline McCloud of Auburn, Indiana and Ollie McCloud of North Ridgeville, Ohio. One sister, Oma Smith of Lorain, Ohio. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family, and a close friend of many years, “Deacon” Morrow, Somerset, KY.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the charity of ones choice.

A Celebration of Life Service will be announced at a later date.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.