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 Hugh F. McElyea

Hugh F. McElyea

Birth
Macon County, Georgia, USA
Death 10 Jun 2005 (aged 89)
Yalaha, Lake County, Florida, USA
Burial Leesburg, Lake County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 116490028 · View Source
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McELYEA, HUGH F., 89, died at home in Yalaha, FL, on June 10, 2005. Born in Macon, GA, he moved to Florida with his family, first settling in Tampa, then Leesburg where he graduated from Leesburg High School. In 1945 he moved to Yalaha and began a long and successful business in decorative foliage and citrus.

He was predeceased by his wife Lillian Albertson McElyea and is survived by daughter, Claire M. Harris, Crawfordville, FL; son, Hugh M. McElyea, New York, NY; two grandchildren; and his brothers, Robert T. McElyea of Howey-in-the-Hills and Dr. Jack McElyea of Winter Park.

A private burial will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions can be sent to Hospice Foundation of Lake & Sumter, Inc, 12300 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778-9972. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.

Orlando Sentinel, June 15, 2005


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  • Created by: Linda Carole Mustion
  • Added: 3 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116490028
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh F. McElyea (11 Feb 1916–10 Jun 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116490028, citing Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Leesburg, Lake County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Linda Carole Mustion (contributor 29047507) .