Reginald Edward Albert Leslie
Reginald Edward Albert Leslie
  • August 2, 1988 - May 1, 2017
  • Evergreen Park, Illinois

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Reginald Edward Albert Leslie was born on August 2, 1988 to his parents Reginald Edlin Leslie and Stephanie Marianne Leslie in Brooklyn New York. After completing his elementary school education, he attended and graduated from Evergreen Park High School in 2006 and later enrolled in Moraine Valley Community College. In 2011, Reggie joined the United States Navy. He completed basic training at Great Lakes and A-School in Pensacola Florida. He worked as an Aviation Structural Mechanic at the Naval Air Station Oceana.
Reggie was lovingly known as "Pa" and loved by many. Everyone will remember his twinkling eyes, magnetic smile and contagious laughter. Pa loved life and making others happy. He was an avid basketball player, sports fan, music lover, gifted lyricist, natural born comedian, ceviche expert, Mexican cuisine connoisseur, uncle extraordinaire, New Yorker at heart, amazing brother and loving son.
He is survived by his parents Reginald Edlin Leslie and Stephanie Leslie and siblings: Regina Leslie, Kirah Leslie Dossekou, Rebecca Leslie Reaves, Christopher Leslie and Carlos Leslie, his two nieces: Mariah Franklin and Arianna Reaves, and nephew Christoph Leslie, grandmothers Emerita Vasquez Slusher and Sonia Leslie. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Until we meet again Pa, may your soul rest in peace and rise in glory.