2011-04-07 / Obituaries

Leon A. Creek

Hancock, Md., 64

Leon Albert Creek, 64, Hancock, Md., died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at his home.

Born May 24, 1946, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Dolores Y. Creek of Hancock, Md., and the late Albert G. Creek.

He was a 1964 graduate of Hancock High School and a 1966 graduate of Hagerstown Business College.

He was president of The Home Center Inc., Hancock, Md.

He was a member of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church and attended the Hancock United Methodist Church in Hancock, Md.

He was a member of Ali Ghan Shrine in Cumberland, Md., and was a member of the James W. Bowers Lodge #173 AF & AM Hancock, Md.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Beverly A. Golden Creek, whom he married March 19, 1967, at Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren; one daughter, Jill Renee Keddington of Hancock, Md., and one son, Allen Bradley Creek of Hancock, Md.; two brothers: David B. Creek of Williamsport, Md., and Scott B. Creek of Hancock, Md.; three grandchildren: Jessica Renee Hook, Zachery Wade Emerson and Colby Garrett Keddington all of Hancock, Md.; two great-grandchildren: Riley Skye Emerson and Drayden Alexander Hook, both of Hancock, Md.; and a number of aunts and uncles.

A memorial service was held Saturday, April 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Hancock United Methodist Church. Rev. Duane Jensen officiated.

James W. Bowers Lodge #173 AF&AM conducted a Masonic service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Hancock United Methodist Church, 170 West Main Street, Hancock, MD 21750.

Online condolences may made at www.grovefh.com

Arrangements were handled by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Md.

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