Leslie Eugene Staples, 86, of Sherwood, 86, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

He was born March 13, 1927 to Joe W. and Geraldine Staples who preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Edith Staples; sisters, Dorothy DeSalvo and Shirley Petric; sons, Stephen, Greg, and Rick Staples; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren

A funeral service was held at the Arkansas State Veterans’ Cemetery in North Little Rock on Sept. 3. A memorial service was held at North Hills Baptist church in Sherwood.

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