DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Harold James McCreary, 66, of Dowagiac, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo following a brief illness.
Harold is survived by one brother, Bud (Teri) McCreary of Edwardsburg and three sisters, Lynda (Jim) Stevens of Mendon, Sharon (Kenny) Cothran of St. John’s, Arizona and Mary (Eric) Pringle of Elkhart. He is also survived by a plethora of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss his wry sense of humor and gentle smile.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Jr. and Ruth (Anderson) McCreary and siblings Patricia Flicker, Everard Stemm, Kathryn Weirick, Samuel McCreary, Maria Sobieralski, and Heidi Heckman as well as various other family members.
He was an U.S. Army veteran.
A brief ceremony with full military honors will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan.