Leslie L. Carley, age 80, of Arcadia, formerly of Flushing, MI, passed away Tuesday morning October 18, 2011 at the home of his son in Gladstone, MI.
Les was born June 22, 1931 to Leslie and Stella (McKenzie) Carley in Flint, MI. He graduated from Beecher High School and GMI as a tool and die maker. He later was an estimator for the tool room. Les retired from GM after 37 years of service at the Buick Plant.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Nancy, son, Gregory (Lynn) Carley, daughter, Caron Leland, four grandchildren, Tami (Tim) Miles, David Carley, Carley and Matthew Leland, four great grandchildren, Jaqueline and Darren Miles, and Brett and Brittany Carley, sister, Sally (Don) Lerche, brother-in-laws, Dick (Marge) Ayotte, Lloyd (Esther) Brown, sister-in-laws, Donna Pierson and Lois Sullivan, and many nieces and nephews.
Les was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Dorothy Ayotte and Mary Lou Brown.
According to Leslie