Obituary of Leslie L. Gillin

Leslie L.  Gillin age 76, of Adrian, died January 1, 2019, at his home.  He was born May 1, 1942, in Johnstown, PA, to Leslie M. Gillin and Edna Maynard. On April 28, 1973, he married Maurleen J. Downard and she survives. He was a graduate of Tecumseh High School, class of 1960 and a member of the Springville United Methodist Church. Leslie served his country with the United States Navy for six years.  He worked for Wacker Chemical Corp. Leslie enjoyed traveling, fishing, and working on the computer.


Surviving besides his wife, is a grandson, Nicklaus Miller of Chelsea; three brothers, Barton (Cheryl) Gillin, Marvin (Becky) Maynard, and Mervin (Nancy) Maynard; a sister, Sharon Bowman; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, David Gillin; and a sister in infancy.


A memorial service to celebrate Leslie’s life will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 12:00 p.m with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at Springville Methodist Church in Onsted with Pastor Evans Bentley officiating.  Leslie’s remains will be placed in the Memorial Garden on the grounds of the church.

You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to Maurleen Gillin for future designation. Envelopes will be available at the church or at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.