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RICHARD ARLEN “SUG” McLEOD

RICHARD ARLEN McLEOD, “SUG,” 85, widower of Elizabeth Jane Steele McLeod, died Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in The Village of Riverview, Barboursville. He was born January 13, 1936, in Huntington, a son of the late Hugh and Dorothy McLeod. In addition to his wife and parents, other family members that have preceded him in death were a son, Curtis Lee McLeod, and two sisters, Kathryn “Kay” Dailey and Dorothy “Dot” Smoot. He was retired from Owens-Illinois, having been a machine foreman for more than 35 years. Richard was a graduate of Vinson High School and a member of the 1955 team that was runner-up in the WV state basketball championship. He also was a big supporter of Marshall University athletic programs, having been a 50-plus-year season ticket holder for both football and basketball. He volunteered at Habitat for Humanity and was a member of Highlawn Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Kathy McLeod of Herndon, Va.; two grandchildren, Kelly McLeod of Richmond, Va., and Erik McLeod of McLean, Va.; and a niece, Beverly Fields of Redwood Forest, California. Memorial services will be conducted for both Sug and Jane McLeod at 6 p.m. Monday, August 23, at Highlawn Presbyterian Church. Private inurnment services will be at Spring Hill Cemetery. Donations would be appreciated to the Big Green Fund in his name. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
HUNTINGTON, WV
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