||Obituary, Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries:|
William McLellan Middleton, age 76, passed away peacefully at his home in the early morning hours of January 21, 2007. Bill was born in New Orleans on March 30, 1930 and lived much of his life here in Metairie and Lakewood South. [ . . . ]
Older son of the late Estelle Woodward McLellan Middleton and Trevor Cluyd Middleton and Trevor Cluyd Middleton. Brother of the late John J. Middleton.
Graduate of New Orleans Academy, Class of 1948. Attended Tulane University for two years. He was a member of the 122nd Squadron of the Louisiana Air National Guard and was called to active service at the outbreak of the Korean Crisis. Worked for Gulf Oil Corp. a number of years. Left to join his brother at The John J. Middleton Company, a firm which provided various Building Specialties for New Construction in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana.
Until his retirement in 2004 due to health concerns Bill operated The Middleton Company as a one man building specialties business and participated in the development of many of the major buildings and hospitals in the New Orleans metro area.