Leslie Church, 59, of Butler, Tenn., died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his residence.
He was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Norman Ray and Louise Augusta Miller Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Church; a sister, Judy Parlier, and her husband, Sam; and a brother, Owen Church.
Mr. Church was a rock mason and loved to hunt and fish.
Survivors include his wife, Nona Church, of the home; two sons, Robert Church, of the home, and Jason Church of Florida; two sisters, Merle Irick, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Nancy Harmon and husband, Darrell, Butler, Tenn.; and three brothers, Dennis Church and wife, Junella, Elk Park, N.C., Keith Church and wife, Reba, Butler, Tenn., and Tony Church and wife, Debbie, of Texas. Five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will conduct a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Beech Mountain Baptist Church, Elk Park, N.C., with the Rev. Dennis Church officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Church family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.