Mr. Leslie Austin Locke, age 45, of Albany, Ga., passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Locke was born in Copperhill, Tenn., on Dec., 20, 1968. He is preceded in death by his father, William Leslie Locke. He was employed by Lowe’s as an assistant manager. Survivors include his children, Hayden and Sydney Locke; mother, Vivian Locke; sister, Laura Holmes; nephews, Taylor Lee and Mason Holmes; niece, Rebekah Lee; uncles and aunts, Glenn and Nancy Locke, Danny and Dot Perry and Tony and Frances Thompson; and several cousins. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Rev. David Sanders and Mack Riley will officiate. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, his children request that donations be made to Autism Awareness, 600 University St., Suite 1000, Seattle, Wash., 98101 or to Gillionville Baptist Church Youth in Albany, Ga., in memory of Leslie.Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Rd., Griffin, is in charge of arrangements, conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.