Dexter Leslie, Jr Obituary

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Dexter Rhodes Leslie, Jr

August 15, 1927 - January 19, 2014
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Mr. Dexter Rhodes Leslie, Jr., age 86, of Marietta, Ga., son of Dexter R. Leslie, Sr. & Bertha Mae Leslie, passed away on Sun. Jan. 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 46 years, Lois H. Leslie. He is survived by his sister & brother-in-law, Mary Kay & Michael Poulos, his son, Barry Pack, his son & daughter-in-law, Dexter R. Leslie, III & Bonnie, his daughter & son-in-law, Candy & Ted Cole, his son, Victor Greenwood, ten grandchildren, two great-grandsons & many other loving family members & close friends. He was born in Coldwater, Alabama and attended school in Birmingham. He...
Mr. Dexter Rhodes Leslie, Jr., age 86, of Marietta, Ga., son of Dexter R. Leslie, Sr. & Bertha Mae Leslie, passed away on Sun. Jan. 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 46 years, Lois H. Leslie. He is survived by his sister & brother-in-law, Mary Kay & Michael Poulos, his son, Barry Pack, his son & daughter-in-law, Dexter R. Leslie, III & Bonnie, his daughter & son-in-law, Candy & Ted Cole, his son, Victor Greenwood, ten grandchildren, two great-grandsons & many other loving family members & close friends.
He was born in Coldwater, Alabama and attended school in Birmingham. He devoted his life to serving others in the U.S. Navy during WWII, with the Jaycees (Chairman), Elks Lodge #1657 (Past Exalted Ruler, State Chairman-Elks National Foundation, Man of the Year), American Legion Post 29(Past Post Commander), member of YAARAB Shrine Temple (33rd degree Mason) and many other fine organizations. He received the Freedom Fund Honorary Award from the N.A.A.C.P (1998).
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 23 at 2:00 P.M. at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, Kennesaw. Interment to follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park in Marietta.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 12 until 2 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

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