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Danny E. Leslie

March 25, 1946 — December 11, 2020

Danny E. Leslie


Danny Everett Leslie, 74, husband of Dolly Kay Leslie of Elm Street, died Friday, December 11, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on March 25, 1946 in Lexington, the son of the late John N. Leslie and Margaret V. (Cash) Slusser.

Mr. Leslie retired as a Master Sergeant and a Master Baker Chef from the U.S. Army after 38 years of service. He served in Vietnam from 1969 -1970, Bosnia from 2001-2002, and Iraq from 2004-2005. He served in the Virginia United States Army National Guard as a Food Service Team Member. Mr. Leslie was a member of the American Culinary Federation, Inc. and the International Food Service Executives Association. Food Service Sgt. Leslie served with the 429th FSB Forward Support Battalion Staunton at Virginia National Guard Armory.

He is a member of the American Legion Post 13 of Staunton. His hobbies included bowling, greenhouses and gardening.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, June M Green, Tammy L. Wade, and Lori A. Steele; two granddaughters, twins Danielle Nicole Tinsley and Kelly Marie Tinsley; six grandsons, Thomas Green, Matthew “Matty” Green, Ricky Lee Wade, Joshua M. Wade, Lucas Clinton Wade, and Nick Steele; numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by two brothers, John W. Leslie of Roanoke, Earnest “Ernie” Lee Leslie of Fluvanna.

He is preceded in death by a son, Gilbert Donald Woods, Jr., a brother, John “Jay” Newton Leslie, and two sisters, Patricia Ann Vest and Sue Matah Pillow.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 in Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Garden by Rev. Harry Moore.

Friends can pay their respects at the funeral home on Monday, December 14, 2020 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and at other times at the residence.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at .
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