Leslie William "Coby" Beresford, 64, of Monongahela, died Saturday, January 23, 2016 at home. He was born August 18, 1951 in Charleroi and was the son of the late Leslie R. Beresford and the late Josephine Roberts Beresford Kaminsky. He was the husband of the late Linda B. Beresford who died September 20, 2009. Leslie was a member of the Riverview Baptist Church in New Eagle and the Victory Hill Social Club. He was a USMC Veteran and served from 1969-71. He enjoyed NASCAR Racing, Car Shows and Motorcycles. Leslie was an auto mechanic and had worked for Speedy Muffler King in McKeesport and Penn Hills.
He most recently worked for Wal-Mart in Belle Vernon. He is survived by his daughters, Leslie A. (David) Radakovic of Elizabeth Township and Melanie D. Beresford of McKeesport, son, Ross M. (April) Beresford of McKeesport, grandchildren, Jillian and Alyssa Radakovic and Reese Beresford, aunt, Dorla J. Kotouch of Versailles, uncle, Donald Roberts of Pittsburgh, special friend, Cheryl Tomlinson of Monongahela, and many cousins and friends. Family and friends are welcome Tuesday, January 26 from 12-1 pm. at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. Service with Military Honors will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, January 26, at 1 pm with Pastor Bruce Moses, officiating. Private inurnment will be in the Coulter Cemetery. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published January 24, 2016.