Leslie Wayne Eilers, 80, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. He was born on October 15, 1941, in Channelview, Texas to his parents Henry Eilers and Ola Emma Weckworth Eilers. On August 25, 1969, he married Patsy Marie Brown Eilers and they raised three children, Brian, Kim, and Michael. Leslie believed in working hard and retired after many years of employment as an 18-Wheeler Driver for Dupont. He enjoyed going to the casinos, hunting, and traveling. Leslie had visited 49 out of the 52 states. Leslie had a wonderful personality and could talk to just about anyone. Leslie will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Patsy Eilers; parents, Henry and Ola Eilers; and brothers, Melvin Eilers, Jerry Eilers, and Gary Eilers.
Leslie is survived by his children, Brian Eilers and wife Jessica, Kim Owens and husband Valton, and Michael Eilers; grandchildren, Hunter, Austin, Baylie, Kalie, Jennifer, Lacy, Richard, Steven, Brandi, Mike, and Casey; brother, Tom Eilers; and a host extended family and friends.
Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers will be Steven Eilers, Hunter Eilers, Richard Eilers, Carson Juarez, Chris Klink, and Josh Davis.
Friends are welcome to visit with the family from 5pm to 8pm on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Sterling White Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 12pm also in the chapel of Sterling White Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Sterling White Cemetery.
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