Leland D. McCammon

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Leland D. McCammon, 85, of Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

He was born Jan. 30, 1937 to the late Elbert and Mabelle (Wilber) McCammon.

Leland married his wife of 51 years, Jo Ann (Brown) McCammon, on July 5, 1970 in Columbus, Ind., and she survives.

Leland graduated from Carlisle High School in 1955. After high school he went on to Indiana State University, where he graduated with a Masterís of Education. He taught elementary school at Sandborn and Cannelton then was the elementary principal at Taylorsville for five years. He became the principal at Cloverdale Elementary in 1974, where he stayed for 20 years. He retired from education in 1995.

He was a serious but fair man with a sly sense of humor. He was a deacon, treasurer, Sunday school teacher and took attendance at the Cloverdale Church of Christ. Leland enjoyed traveling, shopping and eating out at Culverís, spending time with his grandkids and attending their sporting events.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Brian McCammon and his wife Cara; grandchildren Bryce and Kendyl; and brother Chester McCammon (Donna).

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Norman L. McCammon.

Funeral services for Leland will be at noon on Friday, May 6 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service time of noon Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made at www.whitakerfuneralhome.net.