April 20, 1948 - January 27, 2019
William “Bill” Leslie, III 70, of Lake Bluff, IL passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Lake Forest, IL. He was born April 20, 1948 in Bronxville, NY and was formerly of Evanston and Lake Forest where he and his wife, Carol had a family business called, Trends and Traditions. Bill was a graduate of the University of Denver, where he was the President of SAE Fraternity. He was the former Vice President of Western Pacific Railroad and former project manager for the Department of Labor in Chicago. Bill was a US Army veteran that was badly wounded in the Vietnam War, earning a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart and a member of the Lake Forest American Legion Post #264. He was also a founding member of Christ Church Lake Forest. Bill enjoyed taking ski trips in Colorado and Oregon, was a proud Eagle Scout, gardening with his wife, sailing and camping. Surviving is his wife of 43 years, Carol Leslie; 4 children, Camela “Cammie” (Michael) Gramm, Cristin (Kevin) Marshall, William Leslie, IV and Scott Leslie; 3 grandchildren, Matthew, Zachary and Liam; 2 sisters, Meredith (Bill Costa) Welch and Karen (Brian) McKay and a sisters-in-law, Nancy Leslie and Karen McElvain. He was preceded in death by his parents, William & Georgie Leslie, an infant grandson, Michael Crissman Gramm and a brother, David Leslie. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Christ Church, 100 N. Waukegan Road of Lake Forest, IL. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Rt. 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.) in Libertyville. Interment will be at Fort Sheridan Cemetery in Highwood. Memorial contributions can be made to Christ Church or Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. For info: 847-362-3009 or share a memory at www.burnettdane.com.
William “Bill” Leslie, III 70, of Lake Bluff, IL passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Lake Forest, IL. He was born April 20, 1948 in Bronxville, NY and was formerly of Evanston and Lake Forest where he and his wife, Carol... View Obituary & Service Information
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