Obituary for Theodore Rogers McLeod

Mr. Theodore Rogers McLeod, 74, of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Vass, NC, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at Lakeland Regional Hospital in Lakeland, Florida.

Walk-Through Viewing: Friday, May 5, 2023, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, McLeod Funeral Home, 310 Courtland Drive, Sanford, NC 27330.

Funeral Service: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 2:00 PM, Fryes Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 1972 Lobelia Road, Vass, NC 28394.

Public Viewing: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 1:00 – 2:00 PM, at the church.

Interment: Fryes Chapel Cemetery, 1721 Lobelia Road, Vass, NC.

Theodore (Tea) is survived by his wife, Gloria McLeod of Landover, Maryland; four children, DeCarlo Boyd Coley (Towanda) of White Plains, Maryland, Lisa Luckie (Jason) of McDonough, Georgia, Jeffrey McLeod of Clinton, Maryland and Loria McLeod Ellington (Phillip Jr.) of Landover, Maryland; nine grandchildren, D’Auna Coley, Dajia Coley, Jasmine Latimer, Jason Luckie III, Jayda Luckie, Jasmine Williams (Cortney), Allen McLeod, Divine Ellington, and Phillip Ellington III; six great-grandchildren, Zion Carroll, Jonah Luckie, Nadia Luckie, Leilani Luckie, Yasmin Williams, and Courtney Williams; one brother, Eugene McLeod (Jeannie) of Clinton, Maryland; three sisters, Marilyn Dominique of North Charleston, South Carolina, Patricia Peterson of Rockingham, North Carolina, and niece/sister, Sheree Mallory (Larry) of Yulee, Florida; great aunts, Maggie McCrimmon, Mozella Graham, Fannie Mae Rogers, Judy McLeod, and Mamie McLeod; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives.

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Service entrusted to McLeod Funeral Home.

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