Leslie Robert Gallon died on June 9, 2015 at the Kipnes Veteran Centre in Edmonton Alberta. He was born on August 3, 1930 in Vernon, BC, son of John and Rhea Gallon of Lumby. After completing high school in Lumby, he enlisted in the R.C.A.F. He served in numerous postings in Canada and spent four years stationed in Germany. When he retired after 25 years in the service, the family settled in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Les then worked for Sherret Gordon until his second retirement at age 60.
He is survived by three daughters: Leanne (Daryl), Shelley (George) and Catherine (Gerald) as well as nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers: Bert Gallon of
Vernon, Henry of Kamloops and Glen of Lumby and sisters: Rhea Husdup and Carole Kruger of Vernon. He was predeceased by his wife, Anita and son-in-law, Ken.
Funeral services were held in Fort Saskatchewan on June 17, 2015.