Leon A. Creek, 64

MAY 24, 1946-MARCH 29, 2011

March 30, 2011
  • Leon Albert Creek
Leon Albert Creek

Leon Albert Creek, 64, of 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 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.

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

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

Besides 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, and one son, Allen Bradley Creek of Hancock; two brothers, David B. Creek of Williamsport, Md., and Scott B. Creek of Hancock; three grandchildren, Jessica Renee Hook, Zachery Wade Emerson and Colby Garrett Keddintdon, all of Hancock; two great-grandchildren, Riley Skye Emerson and Drayden Alexander Hook, both of Hancock; a number of aunts and uncles.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Hancock United Methodist Church. The Rev. Duane Jensen will officiate.

The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers and that memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to the Hancock United Methodist Church, 170 W. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements were handled by the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

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