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John Cleland

October 7, 1941 — December 13, 2015


Mr. John Howard Cleland, 74, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Effingham County Hospital. He was born in Savannah on October 7, 1941 and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  He retired from the International Longshoreman Association and was a truckdriver.  Mr. Cleland enjoyed gardening, was also an avid hunter and fisherman, and was an excellent small engine mechanic.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Diane Bryant; father, Howard Cleland; brother, Michael Aaron Cleland; sister, Ruth Diane Cleland and grandson, Jessie Calloway.

Survivors include his mother, Thelma Rivers Gaddy of Ellabell; son, John H. Cleland and his wife Sammie of Pembroke; brothers, Ronnie Love of Ellabell and David Cleland of Atlanta; grandchildren, Christopher Calloway and Jessica Calloway and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 5 -8 p.m. at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home.

Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Hillcrest West Cemetery in Savannah with Rev. Calvin Bradley officiating.

Flanders Morrison Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. John Howard Cleland.

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