Frederick William MacLeod, 87, of St. George, Utah, passed away from complications of aging at the Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivins, on November 1, 2014. He was born in Massachusetts to Angus and Olive MacLeod, along with his brothers, George and Donald and sisters, Mary, Olive and Marguerite. Fred married Barbara Hone on November 2, 1996, and together they enjoyed 18 years.
Fred lived most of his life in Los Angeles, California, moving to Utah after retiring from 25 years as a baker for Van De Kamps Bakery.
Being of Scottish decent his lineage with the Clan MacLeod included being an heir to the Dunvegan Castle in Scotland. Fred served in the United States Army in World War II, where among other duties he served as a guard for the Nuremberg Trials in Germany.
Fred was well known for his quick wit and good natured humor, he loved spending time with his family, bowling and cooking. Fred was the only grandfather and great-grandfather that Barbara’s children ever knew. They loved him dearly.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Barbara. Preceding wives now deceased were Lillian and Thirza. Fred was a loving father of seven children, Pauline (Beaudin), Fred Jr. (Bobby), Elizabeth (Deliberto), Gene (Peggy), Darrell, James, Vicki (Catlin) and 14 grandchildren.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the Journey of Hope Hospice and the Southern Utah Veterans Home for all their kind, compassionate care.
- There will be a viewing Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 South Bluff, St. George, Utah.
- A graveside services will be held Monday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. in the Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, telephone 435-673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Fred’s guestbook at the Spilsbury Mortuary website.