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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Michael ‘Mike’ Anthony McLeod

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  • Michael “Mike” Anthony McLeod, 55, of Hannibal, Missouri, died at 1:16 a.m. Friday, February 7, 2014, at his home.
    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Apostolic Holiness Church in Hannibal.  Pastor Gary Legg will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in  Hannibal.
    Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. McLeod was born October 25, 1958, in Hannibal, Mo., to Joseph McAfee and Wanda McLeod Ely.
    He was married to Lilly Benton on October 25, 1995, in Hannibal, Mo.  She survives.
    Other survivors include his mother, Wanda Ely of Hannibal, Mo.; daughter, Emma Jean McLeod; 2 brothers, Kevin McLeod (Dianna) of Hannibal, Mo., and Ron Mathew Ely of Hannibal, Mo.; sister in law, Cindy Benton; 4 nieces and nephews and 4 great nieces and great nephews; and numerous cousins; and special friends, Ed Tamerius (Marilyn) and many other close friends.
    He is preceded in death by his grandparents, father and numerous aunts and uncles.
    Mr. McLeod was a graduate of Hannibal High School, where he was an outstanding athlete in football, track and wrestling. He previously worked for the railroad, and with the Missouri Department of Conservation for 17 years.  Most recently Mike had been a bus driver for the Hannibal Public School District for the past 8 years.  He loved to ride his motorcycle, attend auctions and go to yard sales. Mike also enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family.  He loved spending time with his family and traveling and taking trips.  Mike was a past member of Royal Rangers. He attended Apostolic Holiness Church.
    Memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship fund for Mike’s daughter, Emma Jean McLeod, in care of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Pallbearers will be Harry Perkins, John Perkins, Wayne McPike, Mike McPike, Jay Piper, Tony Galluzzio and Kelly Kennedy.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Manolito Jones, Dakeeta Planty, Kevan Powell, Anthony McLeod, Bobby McLeod (Veda), Jimmy McLeod (Mary), Richard Leezy (Carolyn), and Bonnie Oglesby (Bill), Russell McLeod (Lois), Debbie McLeod, Dennis Reeves and son, The Lone Wolf No Club Family and numerous cousins.
    Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com
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