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Philip Sharden Cloud, Jr., 72

Philip Sharden Cloud, Jr. born June 29, 1945 in Washington, DC passed away unexpectedly on November 17, 2017.  He grew up in Virginia and relocated to Jacksonville.  Phil began his career with former Seaboard Airline Railroad and retired from CSX Transportation with over 37 years of service.  Phil was an active member of the Local Railroad Union and served as President and local chairman.  Phil was a member of the William B. Barnett Lodge #187; 43 year member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, and the Morocco Shriners.  One of Phil’s greatest passions was the game of golf.  He enjoyed the game with his many friends as well as watching on television seven days a week.  Phil was a previous member of both Hyde Park Golf and Country Club and Keystone Heights Golf and Country Club.  Another favorite pastime of Phil’s was barbecuing for friends and family.  Phil is predeceased by his parents, Philip and Lucy Cloud; and son, Philip Sharden Cloud III.  He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Jaunell Cloud; three children and six grandchildren.  Services will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the Lenox Avenue Church of God, 3349 Lenox Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32254 with Reverend Eric Burch officiating.  Family would love for all who attend to stay for a luncheon in the reception hall.  Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. (904)284-7720