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Leslie J. "Les" Grayson ,72, entered into eternal life Friday, Oct. 21, 2017. Les was born on Dec. 24, 1944 in Galveston to his parents Leslie G. Grayson and Opal D. "Boadie" Grayson. He was a longtime member of the Northside Baptist Church in Corsicana. He re-dedicated his life to his Christian faith and was baptized on Feb. 10, 2013.
He received his Music Education degree from North Texas State University in 1974. He also attended Navarro College and was the drum major of the "El Conquistador" band during the 1965 season. His love for music and community was evident throughout many years of his participation in the local community theater, church orchestras and performing for civic events.
He was preceded in death by his father Leslie G. Grayson in 2006 and his mother Opal D. Grayson in 1994.
Les is survived by his wife Becky Grayson of Corsicana, brother Bobby H. Grayson of New York; his children Lane Grayson and wife Brooke of Ennis, Rusty Grayson and wife Julie of Ennis, John Bland of Rice, Bryan Bland of Rice, Susie and Dell Perkins of Mildred; 17 grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2017.
at Corley's funeral home in Corsicana.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 in the main sanctuary of Northside Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Northside Baptist church music ministry.
Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home in Kerens, 903-396-2371.
Published on October 23, 2017
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