Ryan D. McLeod
Ryan Daniel McLeod, 45, passed away Christmas day, at Haven Hospice, Lake City, following a lengthy illness. Survivors include his wife and devoted caregiver Myca, children Owen, Jaden and Gavin, parents John and Margie McLeod, siblings Rowna Valin (David), Heather Bayers (Rob), twin brother Damon McLeod, and Kyle McLeod (Jennifer), all of Live Oak. He was the grandson of the late Jack and Elizabeth McLeod and the late Claude and Edith McDonald.

Ryan was born in Perry, Florida, September 9, 1974, and came to Live Oak at an early age. He graduated from Suwannee High School in 1993, and attended Gateway Community College.

Ryan chose to work in the public sector. Over the course of his career, he worked in corrections and law enforcement. Following graduation from the Palm Beach County Fire Academy, he worked as a firefighter and an EMT first responder.

Ryan was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, and had a deep love for his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, hunting, fishing and studying nature. He was a self-taught botanist and amateur entomologist. Ryan loved to draw and paint, and was a talented artist.

Graveside Services will be held on Friday, December 27th at 10:00 am at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor John Harrison officiating.

Please sign the guestbook at www.danielsfuneralhome.com.
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, FL in charge of arrangements.
Published on January 1, 2020


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Steve and Judy Lola
Jan 03, 2020
My condolences to the family. I worked with Ryan at Hamilton Correctional Institution, he was a pleasure to work with. He will be surely missed.
Susan Hendry
Jan 02, 2020
May you rest in peace. Praying for peace and comfort for the family. Another classmate taken too soon.
Patricia Herring
Jan 02, 2020
My deepest Sympathy and prayers are with the family.