Leslie “Les” Kyle Lilly was born on August 1, 1959 to Marie Dumas Lilly and Cleveland Lilly, Sr. He attended the public schools of Mount Gilead, North Carolina and graduated from West Montgomery High School in 1977. In 1981, Les earned his Bachelor of Arts from Pembroke College in North Carolina.

He worked with the Neighborhood Longhorns Program at The University of Texas at Austin, where he coordinated educational outreach opportunities for children in under-resourced communities.

In 1993, Leslie Kyle Lilly married Soncia Rae Reagins Ed.D. and to this union two children were born; Kyle Austin Lilly (1997) and Kennedy Elizabeth Lilly (2000). Les loved his wife and his children; they were his pride and joy.

He transitioned from this life on January 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife; two children; two brothers and two sisters.

A special "thank you" to the West Lake team of First Responders who immediately responded to our call and worked tirelessly during our hour of need.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Jan. 30, in the Smith Chapel at Riverbend Church.

Obituary and guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com – Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, Austin, TX – (512) 452-8811