In Memory of




Obituary for Willie "Boy" McLeod

Willie "Boy" McLeod, of Bishopville, South Carolina, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at Carolina Pines Hospital, Hartsville, SC. with his loving wife of 51 years standing faithfully at his side.

Willie was born to the late Davis Lee McLeod Sr. and Agnes McLeod on July 6, 1950, in Lee County, SC. At an early age Willie developed a relationship with the Lord and joined Barnettsville Baptist Church where he attended for many years. Willie was educated in the Lee County public school system and received his South Carolina GED. After completing school, Willie, made his career as a long-term textiles & industrial manufacturer employed at varies companies including Reeves Brothers, Burlington Manufacturing and Yutaka Technologies throughout his life.

Willie was a lover of life and was a joy to the many people he met throughout his life. Willie loved sports, especially his Washington Commanders Football team, listening to music, dressing "sharply", traveling and spending time with his loved ones. Willie had a deep love for his family and enjoyed spending time with the ones closest to him, including having daily calls with his siblings.

The memory of his life is cherished by his wife, Lillie Mae; his god-children Sharonne (Robin) Simon of Rock Hill, SC, Lakisha McLeod of Sumter, SC, Trenise (James) Stukes of Spartanburg, SC and Marlo (Lauren) Simon of East Hampton, CT; one brother Ernest(Mary)Wilson of New Jersey; one sister Eva Mae McLeod of Sumter, SC; five Sisters-in-laws , Carrie Simon-McLeod of Saginaw, MI , Shirley McLeod, Diann (James) Simon both of Bishopville, SC, Jeraldine (Arthur) Moses of Lugoff, SC, and Cynthia (Charles) Morrison of Bowie, MD; four brothers-in-law, Eugene Dixon of Bishopville, SC, John Edward (Ava) Stevens of Bowie, MD , Leroy (Leah) James of Patterson, NJ and Charles Wells of Columbia, SC; two aunts Eliza Jane Fortune of Lamar ,SC and Evelyn Byrd of New Jersey, host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends all whom he loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents David Lee McLeod Sr. and Agnes McLeod, five sisters and four brothers.