November 7, 1929 - July 2, 2015
Dewey Alton McLeod of Madison, Florida passed away peacefully on July 2, 2015 at the age of 85.Â Dewey was blessed with two sons, Joseph Oâ€™Neal McLeod and Alton Dennis McLeod.Â In addition to his two sons, he is also survived by four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dewey was born in Greenville, Florida on November 7, 1929 to Joseph Lloyd and Rosa Belle McLeod.Â Dewey attended Greenville High School until 11th grade and continued his education at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida where he later graduated in 1947. Not only did Dewey serve as an auto mechanic for the United States Army during the Korean War from January 30, 1951 until January 16, 1953, he also worked as an auto mechanic for Aucilla Christian Academy.Â Dewey seemed to have a heart for mechanics, also working for Cantey motors in Madison, Florida, working as a fleet mechanic for a local dairy company, and serving as a school bus mechanic for Volusia county schoolboard.Â Additionally, Mr. McLeod was not only a Boy Scout leader, he also helped the founding of the Hamburg-Lovett Fire Department and served as the president for countless years.Â Aside from his work life, Dewey was married to the beautiful Mildred Starling McLeod.Â The lively two wed on August 12, 1951 and shared 57 years of marriage till her untimely death in 2008. Dewey was loved as a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.Â He will never be forgotten and he will be sorely missed not only by his family, but by the community. Mr. McLeodâ€™s viewing will be held at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison on Monday July 6th from 5p.m. to 7p.m. He will later be transported to Dale Woodward funeral home in Holly Hill, Florida for his final rest at Shady Rest Cemetery in Holly Hill, Florida on Wednesday July 8th at 2p.m.Â The family asks that any donations should be sent to the Hamburg-Lovett Fire Department at 876 NW Bailey Grade Rd. Greenville, FL 32331 in his name.
Dewey Alton McLeod of Madison, Florida passed away peacefully on July 2, 2015 at the age of 85.Â Dewey was blessed with two sons, Joseph Oâ€™Neal McLeod and Alton Dennis McLeod.Â In addition to his two sons, he is also survived by four grandchildren... View Obituary & Service Information
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