He is survived by his wife, Judy Newton McLeod of Benton; daughters, Mary Andrus of Almo, Lena Archibald of Dexter, Jimmye Johnson of Hardin and Stephanie Cowen of Evergreen, Colo.; son, Jimmy Ed McLeod Jr. of Benton; brother, Earl McLeod of Benton; sisters, Mary Stewart of Benton, and Velda Street of Benton; 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Lena Henson McLeod; brothers, Jack McLeod, William Wayne McLeod, George McLeod, Louis McLeod and Troy McLeod; sisters, Louise Wood and Sue Cooper.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 23, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Brother Ricky Cunningham will be officiating.
Interment will follow in the Haymes Cemetery in Benton.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2011, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton.