Well-Known Veteran, Red Cross Volunteer Passes Away

UPDATE: DEATH NOTICE:
LATTA – MSG James Leslie, 81, departed this life on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at his home. Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Florence National Cemetery. The care of MSG James Leslie and his family has been entrusted to the professionals of Leitner Funeral Home.

The Herald is saddened to learn of the passing of James Leslie—a former Veteran of the Year and active member of the veterans community, a Red Cross volunteer, a poll worker, and a man who lived a life of service to the community. He was a great friend to and supporter of The Dillon Herald. Here is a recent article we did on his life of service to the community….https://www.dillonheraldonline.com/2021/02/25/james-leslie-has-lived-a-life-of-service-to-the-community. He will be greatly missed. Leitner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Leslie

James Leslie in Virginia on a Red Cross mission

James Leslie enjoying a recent fishing trip