John Paul Cloud, 64, of Ocoee, passed away Friday evening, November 4, 2011, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired construction worker and cattle farmer in the Cookson Creek area. He was preceded in death by his father, A.J. "Bud" Cloud; grandparents, Winston and Pearl Cloud and Charlie and Ida Mae Evans, along with several aunts, uncles and cousins. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Marchie L. Cloud; sisters, Doris Samples and husband, Larry and Ruth McCoy and husband, Joe, and brothers, Kenneth Cloud and wife, Ginger, and Tom Cloud and wife, Jeanie; nieces, Carla Cloud, Katie Levert, Emily Cloud and Joelle Cavitt; one nephew, Andy Cloud. He is also survived by two God children, Trista and Tanner Bunnell and very special friend and caregiver, Sarah Wymer. A graveside service was conducted on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:00 in Cookson Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the cemetery fund at Cookson Creek Baptist Church, 1686 Sand Mountain Rd, Ocoee, TN, 37361. Higgins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Cloud family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.