Matthew Alan Cloward, 64, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away November 17, 2019 at VNA Hospice House.
He was born March 14, 1955 in Boise, Idaho and had been a resident of Vero Beach since 2013, coming from Healy, Alaska.
Mr. Cloward was a veteran of the United States Army and was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam Conflict. Prior to his retirement in 2009, he worked as a heavy-duty diesel mechanic for Usibelli Coal Mine in Healy, Alaska.
Mr. Cloward was an artist and drew beautiful nautical and landscape pictures.
He leaves his memories to be cherished by his wife of 14 ½ years, Lee-Ann Cloward; son, Adam Anthony of Bellingham, WA; daughter, Amy (Ruben) Galeano of Fairbanks, AK; son, Alexander Cloward of Bellingham, WA; son, Andrew Cloward of Juneau, AK; step-daughter, Brandy (Barry) Purcell of Quadra Island, BC; brother, Jay (Fran) Cloward of Dallas, TX; sister, Linda Hutchison of Phoenix, AZ; nieces, Lisa and Stephanie both are of Phoenix; one granddaughter Lulu and extended family members, Connie (Joe) Anthony of Fairbanks; Rod (Desiree) Anthony of Clearwater, FL; niece, Natalie & nephew, Nathan Anthony both of Clearwater FL and Mark Anthony of Clearwater FL.
At the request of the family, services will be private.
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