Paul “Jim” Gloriod
February 22, 1946 — November 6, 2021
Paul James “Jim” Gloriod Sr., of O’Fallon, Missouri, passed away November 6, 2021 at the age of 75. Jim married his true love and most devoted wife, Margaret "Margee" (Healey) Gloriod in 1967; they celebrated their life and marriage together for 54 years. Jim was a cherished son of the late Paul A. and Cecelia (Doyen) Gloriod. Jim and Margee raised seven children; Jim (Lisa) Gloriod, Michele (Andrew) Daniher, Mark (Angie) Gloriod, Patrick (Amanda) Gloriod, Katie (Dan) Simpson, Christopher (Jillian) Gloriod and Stephen (Lauren) Gloriod. His 22 grandchildren filled his heart with so much love and joy; Jesse (Allison), Timothy, Daniel, Lucas, Caitlyn, Madeline, Joseph, Sophie, Alex, Kathryn, Matthew, Julia, Thomas, Lily, Cecilia, Chloe, Emma, Olivia, Hannah, Charlotte, Stephen and Clara. Jim cherished his dear brothers Terry (Jean) Gloriod and the late Dennis Gloriod. Jim loved Margee’s family, the late Lillie and Thomas Healey, the late Patsy (Ray) Miller, the late Lillian (Gene) Masek, the late Thomas (Diana) Healey, Mary (Phil) Dickherber, Kathy (Wayne) Jackson, and Karen (Bill) Plume. His Rulo cousins were like siblings, and he will be greatly missed by Mark (Bobbie) Rulo, the late Greg (Carolyn) Rulo, Dennis (JoAnn) Rulo, Kirk (Diane) Rulo, Kay (Jim) Bieser and Mike (Barb) Rulo. He was a devoted uncle and dear friend to many. Jim was a devoted Catholic and member of All Souls (Overland) and Assumption (O’ Fallon) Parishes. He had a successful career with Aon, where he worked with three of his sons until 2015. Jim loved his wife and family with all of his heart, and he was dearly loved in return. He enjoyed his hot rods, fishing, traveling, golfing, the St. Louis Cardinals and playing poker with his grandchildren. His cabin in Gasconade County was his little piece of paradise, where so many happy memories were shared. Jim was an avid reader and always interested in engaging in a conversation about current events. He was a master storyteller with a wonderful sense of humor and never forgot a detail. Jim was blessed with an extra 28 years of joyful life thanks to the generosity of an organ donor. Jim was also a great supporter of Catholic Education. He had a giving heart with a strong devotion to helping others. Memorials may be made in Paul's name to Midwest Transplant or Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies.