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Obituary: Legg, Robert Wendell

Wed., Aug. 29, 2012

Age 91

LEGG, Robert Wendell

Col., Ret.


Robert passed away August 6th, 2012 after dealing with Alzheimers for the past two and a half years.

Col. Legg served as a navigator surviving WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Cold War.

He was born April 28th, 1921 in West Virginia where he resided until joining the armed forces at 18.

He loved golf, fishing, traveling and had a quirky sense of humor.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years Jackie; daughter LuAnne with granddaughters Amanda, Ilia; son Daniel with grandsons RC, Chris, Brad, and Jacobi and grandaughter Danielle; stepdaughter Jane with stepgrandson Shane and stepgranddaughter Brianna.

He was preceded in death by his son Robert Jr. Interment will take place at Tahoma National Cemetery at a later date with full military honors.

“Tomorrow is never promised to anyone, young or old alike, and today may be the last chance you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you are waiting for tomorrow why not do it today?

Hold your loved ones close and whisper in their ear.

Tell them how much you love them dear.

Take time to say I’m sorry, please forgive me, thank you or its okay.

And if tomorrow never comes you’ll have no regrets about today.”

Fly with the eagles dad.


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