Albert McLeod, Sr., 95,widow of Lillie Bell Albert McLeod, departed this life on Monday, May 11, 2009, at Tuomey Health Care System, Sumter. Born in Sumter County on December 17, 1913, he was the son of the late George McLeod, Sr. and Evelina W. McLeod.
He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. At an early age, he joined Antioch United Methodist Church, Sumter. He was self employed for over 40 years. Mr. McLeod was always visiting family and friends.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories: his three grandsons, Kevin (Pamela) McLeod of Sumter, David (Addrienne) Robinson of Dalzell, and Leroy Green of Baltimore, MD; four grandchildren, Da’Shawn and Da’Shiya Robinson of Dalzell, Kevin McLeod, Jr., and Diamond Reames of Sumter; a foster sister, Mary Lee Mickens of Sumter; a very special family friend, Susan (Chrystal and Kisha) Farmer of Columbia; a host of other relatives and friends, all of whom will miss him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie; two sons, Leroy and Albert, Jr.; one sister, Catherine Spann; one brother, George (Babe) McLeod, Jr.; two sisters-in-law, Carrie Albert and Jessie Albert; and three brothers-in-law, Wisdon, Isaac, and Booker Tee.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a. m., Saturday, May 16, 2009 from The Antioch United Methodist Church, 4040 Dubose Siding Road, Sumter, with the Rev. Barbara L. Reid, pastor, eulogist.
The family will receive friends at the family home 119 Byrd Street, Sumter.
The Remains will be placed in the church at 10:00 a. m.
The funeral procession will leave from the family home at 10:20 a. m.
Floral bearer and Pall bearers will be Family and Friends
Burial will be in the Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sumter.