George E. Leslie 1958-2013

KINSMAN – George E. Leslie, 55, of Kinsman, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Warren.

He was born March 4, 1958, in Greenville, Pa., the son of Robert A. and Mary A. Kidwell Leslie.

A lifetime Kinsman resident, George was a 1976 graduate of Joseph Badger High School.

He was employed by Woodcraft Industries in Orwell. George was also self employed as a handyman.

He was a lifetime member of the Kinsman United Methodist Church. In his youth, he belonged to the Demolays, where he held various positions and traveled.

George enjoyed hunting in his earlier years; he loved animals. He loved to sit and visit with people and brighten their day.

George is survived by his fiancee and love of his life, Bonnie Krug; his daughter, Felicia (Vince) Peterson of Kinsman, his son, Jeremy (Missy) Leslie of Kinsman, his daughter, Jennifer (T.J.) Stewart of Leavittsburg,; six grandchildren, Isabel, Gavin, Ethan, Marissa, Logan and Hope; his sister, Linda M. (Jim) Ansinger of Kinsman; and his brother, William L. Leslie of Colorado.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a half brother, Joe Ganyard.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Kinsman United Methodist Church, 8362 Main St., Kinsman, with the Rev. David McKinnon and Pastor Howard Darr officiating. Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Burial will follow in Kinsman Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Kinsman U.M.C., c/o Memorial Fund, PO Box 218, Kinsman, OH 44428.

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