Rickie Legg

Rickie “Rick” Carl Legg, 55, of Fairlea, WV, passed away Friday, January 23, 2015, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

Rick was born July 17, 1959, in Ronceverte, WV, the son of Norma Hester Legg of Lewisburg, WV, and the late William H. Legg.


Rick was a 1977 graduate of Greenbrier East High School and was recently retired from the West Virginia Department of Transportation, where he worked as a crane operator. He enjoyed hunting, boating, and entertaining friends, but most of all, he enjoyed being PawPaw to his very special “grandson,” Jameson, whom he adored.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sister, Terry Bare and husband, Dudley, of Ronceverte; his companion, Cora Hunter of Fairlea, her son, Aaron and his wife, Amber, and their children, Chase and Jameson, all of Lewisburg, and Cora's daughter, Juli, of Squaw Valley, CA; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family; and numerous friends.

Rick's funeral service will be held Friday, January 30, 2015, at 11 AM at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Pastor Brent Gragg officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg.

The family will receive their friends and relatives on Thursday, January 29, 2015, from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the January 27, 2015, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

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