James George Lesley(1946 - 2014)

James George Lesley James George Lesley, formerly from Lakeport, passed away at age 67, at home in Las Vegas, NV, on January 21, 2014, due to complications from diabetes. Jim was born to Kenneth "Bud" and Jeanette Lesley on October 4, 1946, in Ft. Wayne, IN. The family moved to Lakeport in 1950 where Jim graduated from Clear Lake Union High in 1965. He then attended Barber College in Oakland, CA, and returned to Lakeport for a short while before moving to Las Vegas. He married Claudia Burns and they had a son, Greg. While living in Las Vegas he worked for Monroe International, and then California Nevada Pipeline until he retired. He is preceded in death by mother, Jeanette; sister, Shirley Ann; and brother, Gary. Jim is survived by wife, Linda of Las Vegas, NV; son, Greg (Laura) of Easley, SC; father, Bud (Gayla) of Salmon, ID; sister, Gerry (Elmer) Engle of Lakeport, CA; brother, Ron (Lynne) of Veneta, OR; brother, Albert (Mary) of Columbia City, IN; and sister, Kendi of Fairbanks, AK. At Jim's request there was no service. Please share your memories by signing the guest book at www.legacy.com.

Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Feb. 5 to Feb. 11, 2014