Ralph Eugene Leslie, born Nov. 7, 1940, died in his home, in Star Valley, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, after a long illness.
He was the owner of Cooling Tower Products in Phoenix.
He is survived by his wife, Jorja, two sons, Rick (Felicia) and Doug (Leslie Anne) and two daughters, Cinde (Phill) Rudd and Leann (Chad) Barrett. He has 10 grandchildren, Stephanie Sapp, Ariel Leslie, T.J. Beasley, Kristen Rudd, Kevin Leslie, Chet Barrett, Mark Beasley, Corey Leslie, Cassie Barrett and Wyatt Leslie. He also has three great-grandchildren, twins, Jasmine and Lillie Sapp and Deakin Vogel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Mae Leslie, his sister, Marlene Talbott and his youngest son, Ken.
The family asks, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made in Mr. Leslie's name to the Ronald McDonald House, 501 E. Roanoke Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 at the Messinger Indian School main chapel, 7601 E. Indian School Rd., Scottsdale, Ariz.