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Of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at his home under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice. He was born in Orangeburg County, SC, on August 20, 1928, the son of the late Mike H. and Christabell [Fogle] Gleaton.
Mr. Gleaton served with the US Army Air Corp. and moved to Niagara Falls in 1949.
He was Supervisor and chemist with the Durez Chemical Co. for over 33 years before retiring in 1983.
Mr. Gleaton was an avid sportsman and enjoyed playing golf and bowling. He was a member of the Durez Retiree's Club.
Mr. Gleaton was the husband of the late Shirley [Cardwell] Gleaton, who passed away in May of 2003.
He is survived by one son Daryl J. (Debra M.) Gleaton, three grandchildren Alisha (Russell) Temples, Andrew and Adrianna Gleaton, four great grandchildren Brittany, Casey, Chelsea and Winter, three sisters Louise Kirkland, Margree Locklear and Beverly Jeffcoat, also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gleaton was the father of the late Bruce and Larry Gleaton, brother of the late Edward, ML, Mac, Mike H. Gleaton, Orene Casey, Bessie Brown and Bondel Poole.
His family will be present on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Ronald Lord Officiating.
Interment in White Chapel Cemetery, Town of Amherst, NY.
Memorials may be made in his name to Niagara Hospice.