Leon A. Creek, 64

MAY 24, 1946-MARCH 29, 2011

April 01, 2011
  • Leon A. Creek
Leon A. 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 Ghan Shrine in Cumberland, Md., and the James W. Bowers Lodge No. 173 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 Keddington, all of Hancock; two great-grandchildren, Riley Skye Emerson and Drayden Alexander Hook, both of Hancock; and 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., where the James W. Bowers Lodge No. 173 AF&AM will conduct a Masonic service at 10:30 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 21740 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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