Hartley Alexander McLeod Sr.

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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Foster Park
6301 Fairfield Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN

HARTLEY ALEXANDER McLEOD SR., passed away Monday, July 14, 2008, at Lutheran Hospital. Born Oct. 4, 1926, in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada, he made his home in the United States. In 1947, he turned-pro while playing hockey for the Detroit Red Wings League.He played for many other professional teams and in 1954 settled in Fort Wayne to play for the Komets until 1960. He retired from the Komets but continued to play as an Old Timer and refereed for many years. He worked for Gunner Elliott at Aalco Distributing; Hugie Johnston at Hugie's Mobile Homes and Neal Barille owner of Neal's Oyster Bar. He was a great host to our community as owner of The Yacht Club, The Hoosier Tavern and for the last 25 years his charming personality and smile welcomed thousands of patrons to Hartley's fine dining on Fairfield. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. "A loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend. He will be truly missed by his family, community and his devoted staff at Hartley's." He is survived by his wife, Wanda May (Jones) McLeod; son, Hartley A. McLeod Jr. and wife, Susan McLeod of Fort Wayne; daughter, Pamela A. Downs and husband, Pat Downs of Fort Wayne; stepson, John Getts of Ft. Myers, Fla.; brothers, Melvin (Barbara) McLeod of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jim (Velma) McLeod and Winston (Joan) McLeod, both of Selkirk, Manitoba; sister, Myrna (Bud) Saunders and Linda McLeod, both of Selkirk, Manitoba; grandchildren, Hartley McLeod III, Lindsay (Cameron) Brubaker, Patrick Winston Downs, Nancy Moline, and Michael Getts; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Tassie McLeod; a brother, Leslie McLeod; and sisters, Alma and Pearl McLeod. Service is 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Putnam St., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Ave. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials to grandchildren's education fund or Trinity United Methodist Church.
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 16, 2008
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