Wayne McLeodApril 4, 1944 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 73)
Willard Wayne McLeod, 73, of Lookout Mountain, Georgia, passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 7, 2018.
Mr. McLeod was born on April 4, 1944 in Pensacola, Florida, and has lived on Lookout Mountain since 1974. He was a Veteran of the U.S Army and proudly served his country. He retired from U.S. Pipe and then went on to build custom homes for many more years. Wayne was a soft-spoken man who loved God, his family, and the outdoors. He had a natural gift for playing musical instruments, a genuine love of painting and woodworking, and an artistic mind with limitless possibilities. His parents, Jessie Willard and Lilly Bell McLeod preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda F. McLeod, his children: Angie (Bill) Scott, Jason (Kellie) McLeod, his grandchildren: William Downing Scott III (18), Lily Marie Scott (15), and Willow Wright McLeod (9), his brother, Rogene (Brigette) McLeod of Karlsruhe, Germany and his sister Janice (George) Harrison of Pensacola, Florida, along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 11, 2018 in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend M.C. Tolbert officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
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The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the service hour in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.