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Leon McLemore

1935 - 2015
Leon McLemore


Marion Leon McLemore, 79, died March 16, 2015 at Pelham Medical Center.

A native of Lyman, son of the late Marion Lee and Agnes Poole McLemore, he retired as terminal manager for Roadway Express and Spartan Express, was a former employee of Swift Transportation and a member of Blue Ridge Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Joy Keller McLemore of the home; two sons, Mark McLemore (Susan) of Simpsonville and Chris McLemore (Teresa) of Woodruff; five grandchildren, John and Chris Peake, C.J., Casey and Kaleb McLemore; and two great-granddaughters, Maddy McLemore and Kylie Young.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Blue Ridge Presbyterian Church, conducted by Rev. Thomas "Bud" Griffith.

Visitation will be held after the service at the church.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Crusader Club at North Greenville University, P.O. Box 1892, Tigerville, SC 29688 or Blue Ridge Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 893, Greer, SC 29652.

Online condolences may be made at

Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 19, 2015
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