Leslie (Les) Allen Nells died April 1, 2022 at his home in White Settlement, Texas.
Les born on April 19,1934 in Cleveland,Ohio and was the eldest son of Lester and Margaret Nells of Chardon, Ohio.
He lived in several places including Chardon, Ohio before moving to White Settlement, Texas in 1990.
He was a Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Earned the Rank of Eagle Scout. He learned the Trade of Electrician from his father and from school. He worked as a Sound Technician and owned a Movie Theater in Andover, Ohio. He also worked in many manufacturing companies in Ohio and Texas.
Les joined the Military March of 1957 where he trained at Fort Hood and then was sent to Germany. He was in the 3rd Armored Division, Tank Gunner, Rifleman and Communication specialist and was Honorably Discharged in 1963.
Les helped those with little money in life with free or very low rent at his duplex. He was an active member of many Civic organizations and was on the White Settlement Pride Commission.
Les became a member of the Lord’s Church in 1990 and was faithful member of Las Vegas Trail Church of Christ and Bonnie Drive Church of Christ.
Les Nells will be laid to rest at The DFW National Cemetery, April 27, 2022.
He was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother Glenn Nells.
He survived by a nephew in Ohio, many friends, and caretaker Teresa Nash.
We will all miss his unique look on life.
We want to thank Twilight Hospice for their compassion and help during Les’ last 6 months.
Condolences for the family may be offered at www.lonestarcremation.com