J. D. Legg
April 24, 2004
A memorial service for J. D. Legg, 67, of Hartselle will be Thursday (today), April 29, at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. A. Ray Lee officiating.
Burial will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Legg died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at his residence. He was born March 11, 1937, in Winston County to Oscar Legg and Elsie Elvira Smith Legg, and lived in Alabama until he was 15. He moved to California in 1952 and lived in the Monteray Bay area for 19 years as owner of a chain of gas stations. He then moved back to Alabama where he resided until he passed away from lung cancer.
He enjoyed golf, horseback riding, fishing and playing country music on his guitar. He was a wonderful husband, dad and grandfather. Mr. Legg was preceded in death by two brothers, Palmer Legg and Cecil Legg; and two sisters, Mary Jane Hale and Stella Skelton.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie Legg of Hartselle; one son, Patrick Legg of Hartselle; two daughters, Debbie Keller of Salinas, Calif. and Karol Legg of Moulton; two step-sons, Richard Pekkanen of Priceville and Roger Pekkanen of Lakewood, Wash.; one step daughter Sabina Smith of Eva; two brothers, Wayne Legg and Charles Legg, both of Huntsville; eight sisters, Marie Johnson and Linda Parker, both of Hartselle, Magratha Andrews of Addison, Illean Bates, Beatrice Green and Faye Legg, all of Decatur, Josephine Tranter of Madison and Wilma Jean Clay of Oxford; and seven grandchildren.
Donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley or to the American Cancer Society.