Leiser, James William

James W. Leiser III, 43, of New Tripoli, formerly of 4004 Autumn Ridge Road, Hanover Township, died Sunday, Jan. 24, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Karen (Barr) Leiser. They were married for 15 years in June.

He was a business manager for Brown-Daub Chrysler/Plymouth dealer for 16 years. He belonged to the business management association for Chrysler Corp. and the Inner-Circle for Chrysler for the top 100 business manager in the United States.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of Lamar and Mary Ellen Leiser of Bethlehem.

He was a member of Rosemont Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

He played soccer and wrestled for the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., and finished his education at Lehigh University. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity.

Survivors: Wife and parents; daughter, Codi Sue, at home, and a sister, Susan, wife Richard Moyer of New Tripoli. He was predeceased by a son Dusty.