Leslie was born October 16, 1946. He is a graduate of Cherokee High School. He served in the United States Marine Corp. He retired as a telecommunications installer. He served as a Patriot Guard with over hundreds of missions until his death. He was a member of Fields Chapel Methodist Church in Canton. He is survived by his daughter Wendy (Donnie) Wendel of Largo, Florida. Two grandchildren Megan and Emma along with a brother Johnny (Bobbie) Brackett. of Holly Springs, GA. Visitation will take place on Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 2 PM until 4 PM. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, March 31, 2014 at 12:30 PM from the Chapel of Darby Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Georgia National Cemetery, with Reverend Ed Towers officiating. The caring staff of the Darby funeral Home in charge of arrangements.