David L. Leslie, 71, of 1207 Almond St., Apt 901, passed away on November 27, 2017, at his home.
He was born on June 10, 1946, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, the son of Joseph R. and Shirley Richmond Leslie. He attended Oneida High School and North New Orleans High School in LA. He went on to receive his GED.
David proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps from 1963 to 1966.
He was employed as a truck driver for Montfort of Colorado in Greely, CO.
He returned to the area from New Orleans in 1998.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 915, the Syracuse V.F.W., the Commander of the D.A.V Chapter 8 in Syracuse, and a member the U.S. Marine Corp. League in Syracuse.
Surviving are a brother, Harold A. Leslie, of Oneida; a nephew, Phillip D. Leslie, of Oneida; an aunt, Isabel Scheid, of Canastota; an uncle, Harold "Butch" Richmond, of Vernon; and several cousins.
Graveside services will be held at Stockbridge Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., 342 Main St., Oneida.