|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1953|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 2012|
The Modesto Bee
September 22, 2012
Gregory Odell McCleskey of Hickman died Monday, September 17, 2012 in his home. Greg was born June 4, 1953 in Turlock, California. He was 59 years old.
Greg was a proud farmer of almonds and walnuts for over 25 years in Stanislaus County.
He was preceded in death by his father Earl McCleskey.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of 20 years and best friend Karla; daughter and son-in-law Megan and David Pierce of Manteca; son Kyle McCleskey of Patterson; mother Verlene Ramont of Modesto; two sisters, Glenda Williamson (Jim) of Modesto and Sandy Sitton (Bruce) of Sonora; brother Bill McCleskey (Joni) of Denair; two grandchildren, Gregory and Morgan Pierce; many nephews and nieces; and an extended family of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, and a host of other relatives and many friends.
In his leisure time, he loved the outdoors. In his youth, he was active in team roping and throughout his life was an avid fisherman. He was a doting husband, father, and grandfather who treasured every minute with his grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m. at the Price Family Ranch at 1583 Old Tim Bell Road in Waterford, California 95386.
Graveside burial services will be performed at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25 at the Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson, California.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the Greg McCleskey Memorial Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will provide financial aid to local students seeking a college education in the agricultural sciences. Donations can be mailed to: Greg McCleskey Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Bank of the West, 12710 Bentley Street, Waterford, California 95386.
Lakewood Memorial Park
Created by: Dean
Record added: Sep 22, 2012
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Added: Sep. 22, 2012