Harold E. Leist passed away on August 5, 2009. He was born in Olney, Illinois and moved to Arizona in 1952 with his wife Mary deceased. Harold served in the United States Army and was a World War II Veteran. He was a Fifty Degree Mason and worked at an Air Research facility where he retired as a Contract Administrator. Harold is survived by family and friends he knew and loved. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 11th at 10:00 A.M. with the Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix. Interment will be held at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 2300 W. Van Buren, Phoenix.