Wandless Leston McBrayer, Jr.September 2, 1952 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 65)
Wandless Leston McBrayer, Jr.
Never Met a Stranger -
Wandless Leston McBrayer, Jr., age 65, of Alabama, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Leston was born on Tuesday, September 2, 1952 in Gadsden, AL to the late Wandless Leston McBrayer, Sr. and Bertie Lou (Williams) McBrayer.
Leston’s survivors include his step-mother, Mrs. Sally “Sally Bug” McBrayer of Mechanicsburg, PA; his three siblings: Mark McBrayer and his wife, Karen, of Gadsden, AL, Cindy Woodsmall and her husband, Tommy, of Flowery Branch, GA, Katherine “Kathy” Port and her husband, Pat, of Camp Hill, PA; his two step-siblings: Marsha Snyder and her husband, Scott, of York, PA, Alan McCullough and his wife, Patty, of Mechanicsburg, PA; his lifelong friend, Jackie Miller of Martinsburg, WV; and several nieces and nephews.
Leston attended Cove Creek Baptist Church in Alabama. His favorite job he ever had was when he worked at McDonald’s because his boss treated him very well. Leston loved horses and baking cakes, especially birthday cakes. He was quite the people person with a huge giving heart. Leston was always buying gifts for people and always started his Christmas shopping as early as he could every year.
All are welcome to join Leston’s family at his viewing on Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; with Reverend Troy Howell officiating. Burial in St. John’s Cemetery in Mechanicsburg will be private and at the family’s convenience.
Contributions in celebration of Leston’s life can be made to the Special Olympics, 2570 Blvd. of the Generals, Suite 124, Norristown, PA 19403, www.SpecialOlympics.org.
Leston’s family has entrusted his care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. Read Leston’s full obituary, view his picture, and sign his official guest book at Buhrig.com.