Running Buddies

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Leslie S. Chisum I, Gone From Our Sight But NOT Forgotten!

Leslie S. Chisum, I

BORN: Saturday May 2, 1942

DIED: Friday October 29, 2010

Friday November 5, 2010 2:00 PM

Chapelwood Memorial Gardens
1001 N. Kings Hwy
Texarkana, TX 75501

Leslie S. Chisum I, age 68 of Hooks, TX, passed away October 29, 2010. He was born May 2, 1942, in Bowie County, TX, to Hyrm Lewis and Annie (Haggard) Chisum. He was Baptist. Leslie proudly served his country from 1960-1967 in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam. He was passionate about sports, especially baseball and bowling. Les was a stranger to none and loved by all who knew him. But first and foremost, he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He led by example with his great strength and kindness.

Leslie is survived by his loving wife: Susie Chisum; daughters: Lisa Hall, April Matchen (John), Laura Griggs (Steve), Lea Chisum (Jen Odon); son: Leslie S. Chisum II “Dude” (Charly); special son: Tim Hundley (Rachel); 11 grandchildren: Tehresa, Jessica (Dustin), Brooke, Morgan, Stormy (Josh), Tyler, Amber, Heather, Michelle, Thomas and Damien; 2 great-grandsons: Ethen and Cayden, and another on the way; mother-in-law: Frances Rivers; sister-in-law: Valarie Steele; sisters: Virginia Hooks and Geraldine Britton; brother: Willie Chisum (Lucy); sisters: Shirley Frachiseur (Mouse) and Melinda Taylor (Jimmy); brother: Mack Chisum (Bobbie); sister: Barbara Frachiseur (Orval); numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Ruby Holcomb, Clara Francis and Polly Roach; father-in-law: E.S. Rivers; and numerous nephews.

A graveside service will be held 2:00pm Friday, November 5, 2010, at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens, 1001 North Kings Hwy, Texarkana, TX 75501, with Bro. Tim Hundley officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Colon Cancer Alliance, 1200 G. Street NW, Ste 800, Washington, DC 20005,, or a charity of your choice.


You are greatly loved and missed by so many.  You have no idea the number of lives you have touched and hopefully will continue to touch as we take up your battle against colon cancer.  It is our prayer that we honor you daily in our walk and our fight.