Leslie Leroy Orton

A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date for 60-year-old Leslie Leroy Orton of Altenburg, Missouri who passed away Monday, December 4, 2023 at his residence.

He was born March 20, 1963 to Kenneth Ray Orton and Connie Joyce Diggs.

Les worked in the maintenance department at Gilster Mary Lee Distribution Center in McBride, MO.

Survivors include two daughters, Amanda C. (James Jr.) Norris of Koshkonong, MO, Joanna “Annie” (James) Brademeyer of Imperial, MO; two sons, Leslie L. Orton, Jr. of West Plains, MO, Christopher Orton of Altenburg, MO; three brothers, Kenneth Orton, Jr. of Chester, IL, David Diggs of Perryville, MO, Millard Diggs of Springfield, MO; three sisters, Terry (Roger) Sweatt, Debbie Orton, Jenny Helm all of Fredericktown, MO; brother-in-law, Jerry McCoy; sister-in-law, Barb Orton; four grandchildren, James “JJ” Lee Norris, III, Zoe Brademeyer, Lily Brademeyer, Cameron Orton; life partner, Amie Nesbit of Altenburg, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Joyce McCoy; brother, Keith Orton.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com.

Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.