Lester Leo Avert, 84, he was born July 4, 1929 in St. Claire, IL. He passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2014. He was a tractor operator and veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son. He leaves behind a group of great friends and fellow veterans. He was a very caring and giving person and always helping others in need.
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A private burial was held at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix. There will be a celebration of his life, January 25, at 9 a.m. It will be held on the back patio or the American Legion Post 19, where he and his buddies meet and hash out good times.
Published in The Yuma Sun on Jan. 22, 2014