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Leslie Vaughan Welborn

January 14, 1950 — March 23, 2024

Leslie Vaughan Welborn, 74, of Vidor, passed away on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas. A longtime resident of Vidor, Leslie was deeply rooted in his community and faith. He was a dedicated member of Turning Point Church, where his spiritual journey thrived. Professionally, Leslie served as President of Electro Motor Inc. before retiring, leaving behind a legacy of hard work and dedication. In his leisure time, Leslie found joy in the simple pleasures of life. He cherished moments spent playing baseball with his boys, fishing, birdwatching, and camping. Leslie also served as a park host at Martin Dies Jr. State Park, further demonstrating his love for nature and the outdoors. Above all, Leslie treasured spending time with his beloved grandchildren, creating lasting memories filled with love and laughter. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Welborn, and their children: Paul and wife Gina Welborn, Sherry and husband Henry Norris, Mary and husband Jeremy Kelone, James and wife Jessica Welborn, Benjamin and wife Elissa Welborn, and Lori and husband Jimmy Duvall. He is also survived by his siblings: James Stephen Welborn, JoAnne Ledger, and Mark Welborn, along with 21 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Leslie was preceded in death by his parents, James and Rosalie Welborn. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date, allowing family and friends to honor and remember a life well-lived.

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