SSG Joe Louis McLeod

January 7, 1937October 17, 2017
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Joe Louis McLeod was born in Summertown, Georgia on January 07, 1937 to Willie Sr. and Elizabeth McLeod. Joe was the youngest of their four children. He graduated from Wheatly High School and enlisted into the U.S. Army shortly after. He married Guadalupe Luna and from their union they had three children, son Kenneth, daughters Michele and Nancy McLeod. Joe served 22 years in the U.S. Army before retiring and then later retiring from Civil Service at Fort Sam Houston. He was a lifelong member of the Fort Sam Houston Chapel. Bowling was a passion of Joe’s. He belonged to several Bowling Leagues, in which he received many trophies and awards. He was a very private person, as well as a hardworking man with strong family values. Joe is and was the rock of his family and leaves a legacy of love and respect that will carry on forever.

Joe Louis McLeod was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth McLeod; father, Willie McLeod Sr.; brother, Walter Bennifield; sister, Jessie Mae Bennifield and brother, Willie McLeod Jr. He is survived by son, Kenneth McLeod; daughters, Michele and Nancy McLeod; grandchildren, Jennifer Gobert; Winston McLeod; Lionel Nettles; Pedro McLeod; Neaven McLeod; great grandchildren, Kiara Davis; Gabriel Gobert; Breelyn Gobert; Tatyana Godinez; Taylon Pichon; Ariah Nettles; Aubree Nettles and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 6-9:00 pm at the Sunset Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral Service will be on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 9:30 am at the Sunset Funeral Home Chapel. Interment with Military Honors will follow at 11:15 am at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 1, 2017
  • Funeral Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Committal Service Thursday, November 2, 2017

SSG Joe Louis McLeod

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Jennifer Gobert

November 1, 2017

Thank you for all the kind words & prayers. There's not a man alive that I respect more then my grandfather. I'm truly thankful for the great memories and the legacy he has left our family. May you rest in peace grandpa. We love u! We're gonna make it.

Tia Gervin

October 31, 2017

Prayers with you and your family!!!


October 31, 2017

Sorry for your loss my condolences go out to the family

Dottie Huckle

October 31, 2017

My most sincere condolences to you and your family. It's a very hard time for you but your faith in God will help get you through it all. May he rest in peace. Love you

Kevin Parker

October 31, 2017

Prayers up for the whole family! Much love!

Shirley Craig

October 31, 2017

I'm sorry for your loss may GOD bless and keep your family

Letty Trisitan

October 31, 2017

So sorry Cousin. Thinking of you and the family.

Deanna Guerra

October 31, 2017

My condolences to you and your family keeping you all in my prayers may he RIP

Marty Guerra

October 31, 2017

To you & your family..
My deepest condolences.
Rest in paradise

Amanda Fields

October 31, 2017

So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Thanks for sharing a piece of him through Facebook. You are a wonderful daughter and took such good care of him. #StayStrong