JA Snow Funeral Home

339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS


George Eric Rick McLeod

February 26, 1926September 8, 2020

MCLEOD, George Eric Rick, Age 94, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2020 at the Camp Hill Veteran’s Memorial Building.

Born in 1926, the same year as the Queen and Marilyn, he was the son of John McLeod and Lydia (Penny) McLeod.

George served in the War from 1944 – 1946, in the Navy on three different ships. Later serving with the Bedford Ammo Depot.

He was also known as a Hockey Star, and signed a contract with the Montreal Canadians. He played and coached numerous teams.

George also spent a small stint of 15 years living in Florida, USA.

He was also an avid supporter of HMCS Sackville, Red Cross, The Salvation Army, and St. John’s Church.

George was close friends with Anna and David Richard (Greek side of the family).

George is pre-deceased by his wife of 74 years, Dorothy (Nelson).

George is survived by his Sons, Mike (Maggie) and Stewart (Darlene); Grandchildren, Eric, Michelle, D’Evan, and Chelsea; Great Grandchildren, Dominic, Pascale, Galberille, Sebastian, and Elijah.

Thank you to the nurses and care team at V5E at Camp Hill Hospital for their excellent care. He has been cremated and a celebration of life may be held at a later date (post-pandemic). For online condolences, please visit www.jasnowfuneralhome.com

“Fair winds and following seas as old salt as you cross the bar”


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George Eric Rick McLeod

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Michael Cooper

September 13, 2020

Great man, great loss. Life's better on the good side of the (sand)


September 12, 2020

Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with the whole family.
Sharon & Jack Berger

Vernon and lorenda Gavin

September 12, 2020

Rick was a close friend of our family. our girls remember Micky and Rick, they were part of their childhood. We will miss Rick very much. He was a smart proud man and I will miss having our chats.
Our condolences to all Ricks family.❤️


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