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Donald Ray McLeod, Sr.

AGE: 83 • Claymont, DE

Donald Ray McLeod passed away peacefully at his home on February 3, 2017. He was born in Fayetteville, NC to the late Lawrence H. and Annie Mae McLeod.

He was a SMSgt. and a veteran of the Vietnam War in the US Air Force, serving 20 years as a jet engine mechanic before retiring in 1973. A second career of 17 years as a maintenance facilitator for Blue Cross of Wilmington, retiring in 1994. Donald was a lifetime Masonic member of the Cherry Blossom Lodge in Japan, as well as a Shriner with Nur Temple in New Castle.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Charlotte Trump of Ardentown: his sister, Sandy Butler of NC: his children, Donald R. Jr. (Diane) of Newark, and Tina M. Boracki (Robert) of Claymont: his grandchildren, Dr. James W. Hull, Jr. (Molly) of Glen Ellyn, IL and Emma J. Hull of Wilmington: He was preceded in death by his siblings, Lawrence Jr. and Anita Allen. He was loved by many, and will be missed by all.

A Viewing will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.

The family suggests sending memorial contributions to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A St., Wilmington, DE 19801.

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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12, 2017
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