Mr. Leon Roger McClelland, age 78 of Douglas, passed away Monday afternoon, July 23, 2018, at The Landings of Douglas following an extended illness. Mr. McClelland was born August 29, 1939, to the late Leonard A. McClelland and the late Virginia Garbett McClelland. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Jo O'Steen McClelland and a son, Anthony M. McClelland.
Mr. McClelland owned and operated Leon McClelland and Sons Sand Hauling Company for many years. He was a faithful Christian and he loved his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Mr. McClelland was a faithful member of Rocky Pond Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Peggy F. McClelland of Douglas GA.; sons: Steve McClelland and his wife Beth and Darryl McClelland both of Douglas, GA.; daughter, Gina Duss and her husband Greg of Tampa, FL.; step-daughters: Becky McMillan and her husband Jesse and Bonny Lott both of Willacoochee, GA., Beth McClelland and her husband Steve of Douglas, GA; brother, J. L. McClelland of Douglas, GA.; sisters: Geraldine Johnson and her husband Rudolph of Hilliard, FL., Peggy Kibbey of Blairsville, GA., Brenda Tyler and her husband Dick of Douglas, GA; 13 Grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
The funeral service was held on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 4 P.M. at Rocky Pond Baptist Church where Rev. Lonnie Spikes, Rev. Bobby Fussell and Bro. Robbie Guthrie officiated. The interment followed in Rocky Pond Cemetery.
Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.