Leslie L.M. “Pete” Brillhart, 79, of Newport died, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at his home. He was born in Virginia on April 13, 1938 to the late Roy Marshall and Iva Lee Alls Brillhart. Also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Brillhart and special friend Rador Vaden. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He attended Slusser Chapel Church of God.
He is survived by his wife, Lula M. Brillhart; daughters, Wanda Brillhart, Leslie Booth, Lisa Gusler; stepson, Tony Thompson, step daughter, Donna Katz, brothers and sister-in-law, Marshall and Mary Margaret Brillhart, Carl Brillhart and partner, Jean, eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, special great grandson, Dakota Brillhart, special niece Diana Albert, numerous family members, neighbors, and friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Harry McCoy and his staff for their care.
Funeral services were conducted on December 7, 2017 in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Gilbert and Rev. Gary McCoy officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, VA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newport Fire Department, 716 Blue Grass Trail, Newport, VA 24128 or the Newport Rescue Squad, 418 Blue Grass Trail, Newport, VA 24128.