A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jerry Russell McLeod, Jr., 91, of Camden, SC, will be held Thursday, March 10 at 2:00 PM at High Hill True Light Church in Lucknow, SC with visitation to follow at Russell’s home, 687 Mary Lane, Camden, SC 29020. Dwain Watson and Lynn Young will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Shawn McLeod, Michael Stokes, Joe McLeod, Alex McLeod, Russell McLeod and T.J. McLeod.
Russell McLeod passed away on March 7th, 2016 at Kershaw Health in Camden, SC. He was born in Rembert, SC on July 29th, 1924 the son of Jerry Russell McLeod, Sr. and Louise Rampey McLeod. Russell was an inspiration to all who knew him and will be hard to let go. He was a retired postman, picture framer, quail raiser, gardener, grape arborist, vacuum cleaner repairman, audiologist but most of all, he was a family man.
Russell is survived by his brother, Dan McLeod and his wife Evelyn of Pensacola, Fl. He is also survived by his loved and loving children, Bill (Kathy) of Irmo, SC, Steve (Portia) of Davidson, NC, Jenna Stokes (Donnie) of Conyers, GA, Phil (Julia) of Columbia, SC, Teresa Hampton (Bo) of Lawrenceville, GA and Tim (Ellen) of Suwanee, GA; 16 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; and a multitude of nieces, nephews and cousins
Russell was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Jerry Russell McLeod, III and his loving wife, Mary Nell Hall McLeod.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Kershaw Health for the outstanding care that he received.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the McLeod family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.