Leon Nelson McAllister, 86

December 20, 2010

AUG. 1, 1924-DEC. 19, 2010

Leon Nelson McAllister, 86, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010 at Julia Manor Health Care Center.

Born Aug. 1, 1924 in Keedysville, Md., he was the son of the late Charles C. and Blanch Trumpower McAllister.

He retired from General Motors Part Plant Division in Martinsburg, W.Va., and was previously employed with Potomac Dye and Finishing.

He was a member of Greencastle Sportsman's Club. Leon was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife Lorraine McAllister; one daughter, Mitzi Thomas of Pine Hill, N.Y.; one son, Brian N. McAllister of Hagerstown; one sister, Joyce Anderson of Brunswick, Md.; two grandchildren, Sarah Remsburg and Aaron Thomas; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Barry McAllister; two sisters, Isabel Mullendore and Mabel Needy; and four brothers, Gerald (Tiny) McAllister, Gene McAllister, Charles McAllister and Robert McAllister.

Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

The Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, will be open on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for friends to call.

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