Leslie 'Jim' Battey, age 80, May 16, 2008 in Beaumont Hospice. Beloved husband of Rose Marie (Thomadsen) and the late Paula. Loving father of Barbara Curtis, James (Judy Muse), Karen (Alan) Machcinski, Alice (Kevin) Yash, Paul and David. Loving step father to Kaarli Thomadsen, Kimberly (Evan) Kleber and Kristin (Laurence) Grey. Proud grandfather of eighteen and great grandfather of four. Dearest brother of Robert (Barbara). U.S. Army veteran. He had deep faith in God and lived his life accordingly. Funeral service Saturday, May 24, 2008, at 10 a.m., at Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills.