Leslie “Les” D. Burns, 68, of Litchfield, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013. He was born January 17, 1945 in Cavy, West Virginia, to the late Oakel and Virginia (Bailey) Burns.
Leslie retired from the Ford Motor Company – Brook Park Engine Plant, where he worked in the foundry for 43 years. He was a member of the UAW.
Leslie was the beloved husband of Francine (Beck), to whom he was married 12 years; loving father of Barbara Reinke (Kirk), Patricia Ribic (Adolf), Richard Burns, Connie Olson (Christopher), and Douglas Burns; dear grandfather of 10; great grandfather of one; companion of beloved beagle, Cinnamon; devoted brother of Jack Burns and Mary Jane Adams; son-in-law of Rita Beck; and brother-in-law of Mary Ellen Cheek and Michael Beck (Carolyn).
Services will be held Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 1 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Burial will follow at Litchfield Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday, from 11 until 1 P.M., at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Southwest Hospice, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville, OH 44136.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com