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November 28, 1923 - February 13, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date.

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Age 94. Jack passed away on February 13, 2018 in Clarkston, Michigan in the loving care of his wife, daughter and Hospice Care. He was born on November 28, 1923 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, son of Harold A. and Prudie A. Cleveland.  Jack married the former Joyce “Joy” Elaine Sweet. Jack and Joyce celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this past April and were each other’s best friends. They married on April 19, 1947 after Jack was Honorably discharged from the United States Air Force. Jack was passionate about flying and had his own airplane at one time.  He and Joyce enjoyed many years together and spent approximately 25 years in Arizona in their trailer. They loved to travel cross country and particularly remember their trips to Branson, Missouri, Vancouver, British Columbia and Calgary. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Patricia Clark;  his grandparents; and a grandson, Nathan. He leaves to cherish his memory, Gregory (Gwendolyn) Cleveland of Sanford, Michigan, Judy “Judy” (Jerry) Hyslop of Clarkston, Michigan; Cheryl (Bruce) Eddy of Peoria, Arizona; Grandchildren, Jason, Aaron, Christopher, Shawn, Sophia, Elka, Johnnie Lee, as well as several great grandchildren, Grace, Jack, Sehven, Jonathan, Tahlia, Xander, Rain, Teghan, Jamie, Isiah, Abby, Avery and Elisha.  He also leaves behind his sister, Marjorie Sheppard and Norma Bos.