RONALD JOE LEGGE, 87, of Huntington, died on Monday, August 10, 2020. He was born January 23, 1933, to the late Elmer Joe Legge and Violet Morrison Legge. He was married to Laura Faye Smith Linville Legge, who also preceded him in death. Survivors include sons, Kevin Legge of Sardinia and Kristopher Legge (Gina) of Beaufort, South Carolina, and two daughters, Alecia Legge of Huntington and Carla Rogers of Buckhannon, West Virginia. He has eight grandchildren, Stephen Legge, Timothy (TJ) Legge, Laura Legge, Jeremy Rogers, Ronnie Pruneda, Ricky Pruneda, Rudy Pizeno and Cheyanne Graham. He also has four great-grandchildren, Josephine Legge, Annabell Legge, RJ Pizeno and Zoee Fisher. Ronnie’s siblings include Lowell Legge, Willa Jean Davis (Ollie), Larry Legge (JoAnn), Doyla Perry (Frank), Donna Hardiman (Phillip), Brenda Harvey (Paul) and Teresa Baumgardner (Charlie) and many nieces and nephews. Ronnie loved his family and friends. Ronnie was a graduate of Barboursville High School Class of 1951, a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy as an airplane mechanic. He retired from Scaggs Printing where he was a bindery foreman. His employment history included Standard Printing, Kerr Glass and the US Postal Service. He was a member of the Honor Flight of Huntington and VFW. Ronnie enjoyed “fixing” things. He was known for his ingenuity and creating the first weed eater out of razor blades on the end of the drill. But his most creative was attaching an ice cream maker on his riding lawn mower so he could enjoy a bowl of ice cream after mowing the grass. He also liked telling jokes or pulling pranks on others. The family would like to extend their appreciation to those that assisted in his care, specifically to Cherri Clark who provided love, patience and a sense of humor. His daughter, Alecia, is also commended for the care she provided the past four years. At Ronnie’s desire, his body was donated to the Marshall University School of Medicine for medical education research and will be cremated. Services will be at Wallace Funeral Home in Barboursville on Saturday, August 15, 2020, with visitation at 2 p.m. and a service at 3 p.m. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
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