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 Joseph B McLeod

Joseph B McLeod

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death Feb 2004 (aged 85–86)
California, USA
Burial Seaside, Monterey County, California, USA
Memorial ID 92768503 · View Source
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Joseph B. McLeod was born in Sumter, South Carolina on February 8, 1918. He spent a career in the military service. After the WWII, he attended the Defense Language Institute where he studied and mastered the German Language.

He retired from the U.S. Army on September 30, 1967. Mr. McLeod worked as a Counselor and Industrial Art Education teacher at King Jr. high for 15 years. Joseph was a mentor and friend to scores of young people who attended King. He retired from MPUSD in 1983.

McLeod was a faithful member of St. Francis Xavier Church. As a member of the Knights of Columbus, he served in many important positions of resonsibility within the order including that of "Grand Knight". He served as past Exalted Ruler of the Monterey Elks Lodge #1285. He was a member of Kiwanis International, Seaside. He was a charter member and founder of the Monterey Peninsula Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 58 years, Blumie McLeod and daughter, Rika McLeod of Stockton, CA.

Visitation: Thursday, February 26, 2004 from 2-6pm at Chapel of Seaside Vigil: Thursday, February 26, 2004 at 7pm at St. Francis Xavier Church in Seaside Mass: Friday, February 27, 2004 at 10am at St. Francis Xavier Church in Seaside. Interment to follow at Mission Memorial Park. The Family has requested that instead of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to "The Joseph B. McLeod Memorial Scholarship Fund". Donations should be sent to the Community Bank, 1685 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 93955. Published in The Monterey Herald on February 24, 2004


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  • Created by: Ms. Clyde
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92768503
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph B McLeod (8 Feb 1918–Feb 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92768503, citing Mission Memorial Park, Seaside, Monterey County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .