June 25, 1923 - February 16, 2014
Leslie A. Bias Sr. of Rockwall, TX went home to the Lord on February 16, 2014. Born June 25th, 1923 to Ivory & Stella Gaye Bias in Griffithsville, West Virginia. He retired from Union Carbide in 1985 after 41 years. He resided in La Marque, then Texas City for 61 years before moving in 2010. He was an avid sports fan, coached little league, bowled in several leagues in the area, Masonic Lodge member for over 50 years. Member of First Baptist La Marque, then First Baptist Texas City. He was married to the love of his life Arah Dell Bias for 71 years. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather to his only grandchild Jason, who he adored. He is preceded in death by his son Leslie A. Bias II, parents Ivory and Stella Gaye Bias, 3 brothers and 1 sister. Survived by his wife Arah Dell Bias, son Leslie Bias III and his wife Deborah of Rockwall, TX, grandson Jason of OKC, OK, sister Barbara Franklin of Brooklyn, Ohio and a host of other family and friends.
Graveside service to be held at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, TX on Wednesday February 19th at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in honor of his beloved wife.
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