A Mass of Resurrection Service for Robert Ray Leslie, Jr., 87, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 5, 2012, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Leslie died at 1:00 a.m., Saturday, March 31, 2012, at his home. He was born July 29, 1924, in Gardenia, California, to Robert Ray and Lena Seccombe Leslie. On December 21, 1974, he was married at Las Vegas, Nevada, to Inocencia Morales. Mr. Leslie was a veteran, having served in the United States Air Force. He enjoyed fishing and bowling and before his retirement, he was an inspector for Northrop Aircraft. Mr. Leslie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Inocencia Leslie, of the family home; ten children, Robert Leslie, III, West Plains, Missouri, Ricky Leslie, fiancée, Amy Walker, Moody, Missouri, Yvonne Fisher, husband, Jason, West Plains, Missouri, Juan Rojas, fiancee’ Mayali, Silver Spring, Maryland, Martin Rojas, Hidalgo, Mexico, Jeannie Ruiz, husband, Jim, Yorba Linda, California, Michael Leslie, Bullhead City, Arizona, Ronnie Leslie, State of California, Robin Leslie, State of California, and Debbie Geissinger; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one brother, Charles Leslie, State of California.
His parents and one brother, William, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.