Leland W. Sheley
Leland W. Sheley
  • November 16, 1926 - June 23, 2017
  • North Carolina

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Leland (Lee) W. Sheley, 90, of Kinston, NC and formerly of Raleigh, NC, passed away on June 23, 2017 at UNC-Lenoir Health Care in Kinston, NC. He was born in O'Brien County, Iowa on November 16, 1926.

He served in the United States Air Force during and shortly after World War II. He retired from North Carolina Box in 1996 and was President of KLO consultants until 2012.

He enjoyed playing golf, bowling and playing cards with his friends. He was an avid sports enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Olga; daughter, Kathi Hardison and husband, J.T.; grandsons, Jeffrey Carruth, Jr. and wife, Angela of Mebane, NC and Jason Hardison of Greenville, NC; step-grandson, Steve Hardison of Kinston, NC; and 4 step-great grandchildren.

He will be sorely missed by all.

The family will receive friends starting at 1pm on Thursday, June 29th at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, with a funeral service following at 2pm.

Condolences may be sent at: www.brownwynne.com