Rites held for Eugene Roy Leis Sr.

Published 8:19 am Monday, February 8, 2016

Eugene Roy Leis Sr., 77, of Victoria, Va. died Jan. 28, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joyce B. Leis; two sons, Eugene Roy Leis, Jr. and wife Connie of Chesapeake and Christopher Jay Leis and wife Kim of Elizabeth City, N.C.;  one daughter, Victoria L. Harkness of Victoria; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.  Gene retired as a teamster after thirty years of service. The family would like to thank DRT transportation and UVA of Farmville for all of  their acts of kindness during Gene’s illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday February 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Staples Funeral Home Chapel, Victoria where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service. Please consider memorial donations to the Victoria Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 1419, Victoria, Va. 23974.  Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.staplesfh.com