Longtime Juneau resident Leslie Bruce Chilton died Nov. 23, 2008, in Juneau. He was 58.
Born June 29, 1950, in Juneau, to Harriet Rachel Chilton and Gene Douglas Chilton, he attended Juneau-Douglas High School and worked at Percy's Liquor as a sales clerk for many years.
The eldest of 13 children, he took great pride in helping to care for his younger siblings. He enjoyed having coffee and visiting with his friends and family and playing bingo. He had a unique sense of humor and will be greatly missed by all who knew him, his family said.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gene D. Chilton; brother, Eric L. Chilton; sisters, Sharon Chilton-Zinn, Elaine Chilton-Sullivan, Doris Chilton-Sage, Janice Chilton-Wren and Lorraine Chilton-Kincaid; and partner, Helen Flood.
He is survived by his mother, Harriet Rachel Chilton of Juneau; brothers, Gene Chilton and wife, Jennifer, Brian Chilton and wife, Alicia, and Douglas K. Chilton, all of Juneau; sisters, Beverly Kerr and husband, James, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Ellen Field and husband, Russell, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Ann Cox of Portland, Ore.; stepchildren, Norman Flood, Cynthia See, Charlene Flood, Kenneth Flood, Frederick Flood and Renee Flood; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 1, 2008, at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.