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George Leslie, Jr.

July 20, 1948 July 25, 2018
George Leslie, Jr.
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Obituary for George Leslie, Jr.

George Leslie, Jr., age 70, a resident of rural Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away early Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home. He was born July 20, 1948, in Ft. Scott, the son of Harry George Leslie, Sr. and Emma Lou Ball Leslie. George first married Wanda Payton on March 10, 1967. They divorced. He later married Sharon Reed on September 2, 2014. George had worked for Mid-Continental Restoration for over thirty-five years. He was a member of Community Christian Church. He enjoyed ham radio, camping, fishing, hunting and drag racing as well as watching Western movies.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon, of the home; a son, Brent Leslie and wife, Brandy, of Ft. Scott; two daughters, Lisa Hoffmeier and husband, Mark, of Derby, Kansas and Amber Leslie and fiancé, Chris Bulino, of Ft. Scott; and a step-daughter, Karrie Cocroft and husband, Don, of Ft. Scott; eleven grandchildren, Jacob, Alexis and Josh Hoffmeier, Danyelle Daly, Alyssa and Breanna Leslie, Grace Fritter, Fenton Reeves, Allie Reeves, Presley Cocroft and Dylan Peterson. Also surviving are three sisters, June White, of Ft. Scott, Candy Davis and Honey Lou Dahns, both of Lawrence, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry George Leslie, Sr. and Emma Lou Leslie Davis and a brother, Trick Davis.

There was cremation. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday, July 27th at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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5:00 PM 7/27/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/27/2018 7:00:00 PM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

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