Leslie Wayne Nelson, 70, of Enumclaw, Washington passed away at his home July 6, 2020. Leslie was born into the Muckleshoot Tribe to Lester and Marianne Nelson (Moses) on June 24, 1950 in Seattle, Washington. Leslie took pride in being part of the Muckleshoot and Puyallup Tribe Canoe Families and travelling to canoe protocol was one of his favorite things to do. Other things that Leslie enjoyed were playing bingo, attending Jam sessions, and working on his pride and joy his ‘54 Chevy.
Leslie is survived by his sons Anthony Nelson Sylvester, Brandon Nelson Sylvester, and Leslie A Nelson; stepchildren Angela Sylvester, Michael Sylvester, Annette Reed, Danielle Reed, Naomi Reed, and Denise Reed. He is also survived by his sister Sharon Elgin, Myrna Nelson, Luella Sandoval; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Leslie is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Janice Nelson and Beatrice Black, and brother Anthony C. Nelson.
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