C. Leslie Gwin, retired general manager at Pickwick EC, Selmer, Tenn., died Nov. 9 at his Collierville, Tenn., home. He was 87.

Born in New Orleans, Gwin earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Tulane University. He obtained a Professional Engineering (PE) license before being called to active duty in Korea with the U.S. Air Force. He joined Pickwick EC as general manager in May 1985 and served in that capacity until his June 1997 retirement.

Gwin is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Anne Beaman Gwin; a daughter, two sons, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.