Funeral services for Joe Robert McCloy, 72, of Skiatook, were held Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Faith Fellowship Church in Collinsville, OK. Pastor Kelvin Limbocker and Reverend Michael Blue officiated and burial was in Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook, OK. Casket bearers were Kirk Owens, Steve Kuch, Marcus Owens, John Daniels, Cecil Young, Rick McCloy, Brent McCloy and Luke Owens. Honorary casket bearers were Lee Owens, Blake McCloy, Troy McCloy, Warren Walker, Brett “Taco” McCloy, Ron Bryant, Logan McCloy and Joe Henderson.
Joe was born December 8, 1943 in Roy, UT to Robert McCloy and Lois Anna (Taylor) Heald. He passed away August 30, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Joe was the best husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and mentor that anyone could ask for. He loved God. Joe was a comforter and very caring to anyone he met. He was the biggest joker; you could never turn your back around him. He loved any and all animals. Everyone thought he was the local animal shelter. Joe drove trucks for the United States Marine Corps was the best truck driver ever created. His trucking handle was “Smokin Joe” and his truck was “War Horse”. Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, truck driving and motorcycle racing in his younger years. He loved his grand babies. They were the light of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Mary McCloy of Skiatook; children, Dale McCloy, Robert T. McCloy, Kerrie Kuch and husband Steve, Brett McCloy, Blake McCloy and wife Jenell, Carl Owens and wife Jackie, Lee Owens and wife Pam, Kimberly Owens, Tonya VanNatta and husband Ron, and Sean Owens; grandchildren, Shayla Henderson and husband Joe, Kelsey Kuch, Logan McCloy and wife Heather, Jennifer Weston and husband Justin, Kelsee Scott and husband Giles, Jerrica McCloy, McCayla McCloy, McCinly McCloy, Kyla McCloy, Kierssy McCloy, Carl Owens III, Lynn Owens, Luke Owens, Mark Owens, Kirk Owens, Alisha Painter, Victoria Annesley, Cecil Young, Will Robertson and Issac Henderson; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Tauna Warren and husband Warren of Washington, WV, Dixie Bryant and husband Ron of Logan, UT; brothers, Brent McCloy and wife Trena of Farr West, UT, Rick McCloy and wife Jewell of North Ogden, UT and Dennis McCloy of Ogden, UT; mother, Lois Heald of Farr West, UT; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert “Bert” McCloy and son, Tracey McCloy.