Leslie Oliver Sturtevant, Jr., age 77 of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022.
He was born on November 4, 1944 in Westwego, LA. He was a retired school teacher in the Biloxi school system for over twenty years. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and gun collector, and he was a volunteer at the WWII Museum in Ocean Springs.
Leslie was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie O., Sr. and Mildred Marie Sturtevant; his brothers, Sidney and Jules Sturtevant; his former spouse, Judy White; his beloved dog, Bull; his aunt, Esther Sturtevant; his niece, Mildred Marie Sturtevant; and his nephew, Harold Rushing.
He is survived by his nieces, Elizabeth Jo Rushing and Penny (Greg) Payne; sister-in-law, Elizabeth “Liz” Baker; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the WWII Museum in Ocean Springs.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs. Friends may visit one hour prior. A private burial will be held at a later date.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs is honored to serve the family of Mr. Leslie Sturtevant, Jr.