Albert John MacLeod, 93, of Westerville, Ohio, passed away Dec. 7, 2019.
Albert was born the youngest of five brothers June 1, 1926, in New Rochelle, N.Y., where he attended Issac E. Young High School. There he met his future wife and surviving spouse Mary Louise (Forst) MacLeod. He served in the U.S. Army (1946-47) and was stationed in Germany assisting with POW camps. Albert attended the University of Kentucky, earning a degree in education in 1951. He was an All-Southeastern Conference pitcher for the Wildcat baseball team.
Albert and Mary Lou were married Nov. 12, 1955 in St. John’s Methodist Church, New Rochelle. He went to work for Lorillard Tobacco Company in New York City but was soon transferred to central Ohio, where he worked as a regional manager until his retirement in 1981. Albert is survived by his wife Mary Louise MacLeod, sons Albert John MacLeod Jr., Kenneth William MacLeod (wife Kimberly), Michael Howard MacLeod (Susan) and Donald Richard MacLeod (Lori), nine grandchildren and one great grand child.
A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hill Funeral Home, 220 S. State Street in Westerville. He will be interred in a private family ceremony at Blendon Central Cemetery.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers please make a donation in his name to a favorite charity.