Leslie Anvick Carper, 90, of Stephens City, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, in Winchester Medical Center.
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Mr. Carper was born May 17, 1922 in Winchester, the son of Philip Leslie Carper and Carrie Virginia Mason Carper.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He retired as a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a former member of Braddock Street United Methodist Church and a member of Stephens City United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the American Legion, a lifetime member of the Izaak Walton League, the last living founding member of the Mountain Falls Hunt Club, the National Association of Letter Carriers and volunteered for over 30 years with the American Red Cross.
He married Dorothy Fahnestock on September 26, 1948 in Winchester.
Along with his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Rebecca Carper Austin Cregger of Vinton, VA and Sarah Carper Johnson of Middletown, VA; his grandchildren, Gwynne Austin Warren, Claire Austin, Harrison Austin and Charles E. Johnson; and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Phillip Anvick Carper.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at The Jones Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Butcher and Rev. Waverly Reames officiating. Burial will be private.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Johnson, Harrison Austin, Dana Starliper, Toby Boyce, Don Cregger, Max Hausenfluck and Landon Jacobsen.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Red Cross, 561 Fortress Drive, Winchester, VA 22603.
Online condolences may be left at www.jonesfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2013
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