AVON – Sidney Joseph Bloom, Sr., of Avon, Missouri, was born on January 13, 1938, in Avon, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, a son to the late Ted Charlie Bloom and Lena Leotta (Adams) Bloom. On March 8, 1975, Sid was united in marriage to Carol A. Barwick and they shared nearly forty-three years together.
Sid went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 25, 2017, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, having reached the age of seventy-nine years, ten months and twelve days.
Sid will be missed by his dear family who loved him so much including his wife, Carol of Farmington; One son, Sidney J. and wife, Yvonne, Bloom, Jr., of Barnhart. Two daughters, Barbara and husband, David Duncan, of DeSoto; Vicki and husband, Elbert Kyle, of Farmington. Three sisters, Shirley Ann and husband, Jim Jones; Mary Sue Thompson and Nova Lee Thomure. Also surviving are grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, many friends and his faithful four-legged companion that he loved, “Buddy.”
In addition to his father and mother, Sid was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Lou Sales and Lucille Douglas Griffard. A brother, Ted C. Bloom, Jr. and two brothers-in-law, Harold Thomure and Glennon “Dick” Griffard.
Sid was a 50+ year Mason at St. Francois Lodge #234. He was a Body Shop Foreman for twenty years at Fitz Chevrolet and worked thirteen and a half years at Mississippi Lime Company. He enjoyed sawmilling, auto repair, watching NASCAR and The Cardinals. Sid was a master at fixing and repairing things. He could do almost anything.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, from 5-8 p.m., and again Thursday morning 8-11 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington. Funeral services will be at Taylor Funeral Chapel, Thursday, 11:00 a.m., November 30, 2017, with Pastor David Duncan officiating. Interment will follow at Mayberry Cemetery in Avon, Missouri. Memorials may be made to the Mayberry Cemetery, Trust Fund. Photo obituary and guestbook online at: www.taylorfuneral.com.