Saint George, Utah - Leslie Henry Harrell passed away in his home on Sunday, August 6, 2017
at the age of 64, after losing a two year battle with cancer. He was born June 12, 1953 in
Buffalo, New York. He spent his childhood in Michigan with his parents Jerrold Harrell and
Alberta Boland Harrell.
After graduating from Romeo High School in 1972, Les spent 21 years in the United States Air
Force. He served in Alamogordo/Holloman AFB, NM, South Korea, Operation Desert Storm and
at Hill AFB in Layton, Utah. After his service, he earned an Associate Degree in Business from
Salt Lake Community College. Les worked for several years at Tri-City Polaris in Centerville,
Utah. Throughout his life he enjoyed skiing, and golf. Les competed in downhill ski racing and
many golf tournaments. He rode motorcycles and snow mobiles recreationally. He loved
animals, and especially his dogs.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Cynthia Roberds of Saint George, mother, Alberta Harrell
of Melbourne, FL sister, Mary Harrell of Melbourne, FL, sister Kathleen Richardson, of Saint
George, Utah, brother Guy (Gladys) Jeune of Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada, and several
nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his daughter Emily Kate Harrell and his father, Jed Harrell.
A “Celebration of Life” will be held Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:00 am at the
Bloomington Country Club, 3174 S. Bloomington Drive E, St. George, Utah.