J.W. "Jim" cloud was born August 25,1925 in the small historic town of Konawa, OK. The youngest of 10 children he learned how to work hard from an early age; helping cultivate his family's farm. In 1943 Jim joined the US Navy, serving tours in both WWII
and Korea. Following his Naval retirement as a Machinist's Mate First Class in November 1964 he spent the next 26 years working at Stanford University. Anyone that met Jim couldn't help but be drawn in by his loveable, down to earth nature and captivating stories. He spent his later years working in his home wood shop. If you wanted it, Jim could make it, as many of his neighbors could testify. Jim passed away February 2, 2014. Those who survive him loved him dearly and will miss him greatly.