Leslie Howard Helsley, 77 of Edinburg passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at his home. A Graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the Columbia Furnace Church cemetery. Reverend Larry Rinard will officiate.
Leslie was born May 4, 1938 in Virginia. He is the son of the late Lester and Esta Sager Helsley He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Emma J. Helsley; a son, Tommy Helsley and a brother, Boyd Helsley.
Leslie is survived by 4 children, Timmy Helsley, Ronnie Helsley, Lynn Rittenour and Mary Jernigan; 8 grandchildren, DJ Lamma, Amanda Lamma, Whitney Rittenour, Anthony Helsley, Mikayla Helsley, Whittney Jernigan, Hailey Jernigan and Kobi Cain. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Memorial donations can be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street Winchester, Virginia 22601.