MacLeod, Major Wellington Hoyt "Bud", age 90, Westville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16, in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in Westville, he was a son of the late George "Red" and Charlotte "Lottie" (Hale) MacLeod.
Wellington served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a fighter test pilot for 28 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Helen (Conrad); sons, Wellington "Buddie" (Sylvie) and Bradford (JoAnne), Ontario; daughter Bonnie Graves (Bob), Dartmouth; 6 grandchildren; brother Raymond (April), Westville; sister Carol MacNaughton, NB; step-daughter Charmaine Lowe, Halifax and step-son Stephen Lowe, Barbados.
He was predeceased by his first wife Beverley (Allen).
Thank you to the staff and volunteers for their care at the Aberdeen Hospital, and a special thanks to neighbours and friends for their tremendous support.
A grave side service will be held 1 o’clock Saturday at St. Bees Cemetery, Westville with Rev. Dr. Mary Taylor officiating.
"Dry your eyes as it is wrong that you should weep for me, believe I am not dead, but only flying higher than I ever flew before."
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