Date of BirthDecember 21, 1923

Charles Leslie Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 21, 1923

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Date of PassingJanuary 21, 2015

Charles Leslie Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States

Date of BirthDecember 21, 1923

Charles Leslie Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 21, 1923

191 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 21, 2015

Charles Leslie Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States


Charles Leslie KIMMELL — Charles W. Leslie, 91, of Kimmell, Indiana, joined his heavenly father on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was born on December 21, 1923, in Ligonier, Indiana, to Glen and Rose (Beal) Leslie. He married Betty J. Reece on June 22, 1946. Charles retired after 21 years of service driving a semi truck for Perfection Biscuit Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was also engaged in farming. He was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He and Betty enjoyed traveling, visiting with friends, collecting toy tractors and oil cans, and going to auctions. Charles is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Betty Leslie; a son, John (Norma) Leslie of Michigan; a daughter, Ramona 'Mona' (Joe) Myers of Columbia City, Indiana; four grandchildren, Jason (Annette) Arnold of South Whitley, Indiana, Stephanie (Johnathan) Berkowitz of California, Renee (Scott) Workman of Warsaw, Indiana, and Angie (George) Smith of Warsaw, Indiana. Also surviving are nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Feece of Lakeville, Indiana, and Jean Poyser of Columbia City, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and four sisters. There will be a funeral service in Mr. Leslie's honor on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 1 p.m., with visitation 1 hour prior at Yeager Funeral Home 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, Indiana, with celebrant Larry Baker officiating. Burial will take place at Sparta Cemetery in Kimmell, Indiana. A time of visitation will be on Friday, March 27, 2015, from 4-8 p.m. at Yeager Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Heartland Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.

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