George Thomas Leslie, age 83, of Oak Harbor, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, after a brief illness.
Mr. Leslie was born in Seattle, Wash., on April 3, 1936, to James and Agnes (Osborne) Leslie. He attended Seattle schools and Ballard High School. Following high school George enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving 20 years before his retirement.
On June 11, 1982, George married Linda Zeilstra. During George’s civilian years he was employed as a flight engineer for different companies, which took him and Linda to several locations throughout the United States. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #7392.
George loved to play golf and watch Seahawks football.
George is survived by his wife, Linda, at home; his sons, Jim Leslie, of Sedro Woolley, Joe Leslie, (Dolors), of Seattle; and daughter, Julie Danella (William), of Chesapeake, Va.; stepdaughters, Lori Howe (Roger), of Oak Harbor, and Lisa Lacy (Robert), of Hazelgreen, Ala., and stepson, Richard Bergdoll, Jr., of Oak Harbor; also numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In keeping with his request, no service will be held at this time. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com