Leo McCalister Jr., of Stanton, TX, passed away on June 19, 2021. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2021 at First Baptist Church, 200 Broadway St., Stanton, TX. The repass will be immediately following at Stanton Senior Center, 104 E. Broadway.
Leo McCalister Jr. was born February 27, 1947, in Hubbard, TX to Leo and Florida McCalister. Leo proudly served in the US Army, and worked as a long haul truck driver to support his family. He lived a full life and enjoyed driving, fishing, watching old western and karate movies but most of all Leo loved his children.
Leo is survived by Karen, Kenneth, Tameka, and Leo III, 12 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 1 brother, Douglas McCalister, 3 sisters, Celestine Turner, Georgia Smith, Mora Dee McCalister, his “adopted” sons, Jake Reid, Chris Carroll, and Kendrick Johnson, a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.
Leo is preceded in death by parents, Leo and Florida McCalister, siblings, Cleo, Calvin, Daisy, Lou Wilma, and Charlie.
The family would like to express their gratitude towards the staff of Kindred and Megan Hernandez.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com.