Died: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
John McLeod, 76, of Imlay City passed away, Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills, MI.
John Smith McLeod was born on March 21, 1933 in Glamis, Ontario, Canada. He was the son of Archie Ross and Sarah Ester MacLeod. John grew up in Glamis, Ontario and Port Elgin, Windsor.
He graduated from Marine City High School.
John married Joan B. Justman on November 9, 1957 in Manistee, Michigan.
John has spent 27 years in the Imlay City area.
He worked for Michigan Boiler in Detroit and belonged to Local # 169. John retired at age 58 in 1991 to concentrate on training horses. He trained harness racing horses at all the local raceways.
John is survived by his wife, Joan McLeod of Imlay City; sons, John McLeod of Imlay City and Jay William McLeod of Port Huron; daughter, Janet McLeod Folkins of Imlay City; grandchildren, Tracy Lyn McLeod and Katherine McLeod Folkins; step-children, Andrew and Krystal; step-great-grandchild, Jeremy; brother, Robert (Rochelle) MacLeod of Algonac; sister, Mary (Duane) Gave of Marine City; sister-in-law, Kathleen (Bob) Crane of Muskegon.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Sarah MacLeod; brothers, Archie R. MacLeod and Claire MacLeod and a sister, Margaret Spears.
A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Imlay City United Methodist Church. Pastor Kevin Harbin, pastor of Imlay City United Methodist Church will officiate.
Friends may call Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Imlay City where family will be available for visiting 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010.
Memorial contributions may be made to Imlay City United Methodist Church.
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Funeral arrangements made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City.