He was a member of Farmland Community Church, where he served as deacon and was on the board of directors.
He was a member of the USS Mount McKinley Association of Ironworkers Local No. 704. He worked with the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Training Program and was a veteran of the U.S Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lola Cheek Cloer; sister, Etta Faye Sawyer; and brother, Paul Cloer.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Callahan Cloer of Cleveland; daughter, Trena Pendergrass and her husband, Dale of Georgetown; grandchildren: Corey Pendergrass and his wife Nicole of Harrison and Aimee Harrod and her husband Michael of Cleveland; great-great-grandchildren: Tucker, Jaxon and Nolan Harrod and Brianna Pendergrass; and brother, James Cloer of Jacksonville, Fla.
The funeral will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor Chip Hammonds officiating.
Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors.
Corey Pendergrass, Michael Harrod and members of the board of directors from Farmland Community Church will serve as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
His family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home prior to the service.
The family suggests memorials be made to Farmland Community Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 3657, Cleveland, TN 37320.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Cloer family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.