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Russell Ralph Leggitt

March 20, 1943 - March 13, 2013

Mr. Russell Ralph “Russ” Leggitt, 69, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 at Waller Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 P.M. with Minister Jay Tidwell officiating. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery in Oxford, MS. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 3:30 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Waller Funeral Home.

Mr. Leggitt was born Lafayette County to Kathryn French Leggitt and the late James Russell Leggitt. He was a retired telephone engineer with Bellsouth Telephone Company. He was a member of Enterprise Church of Christ in Myrtle, MS. Mr. Leggitt was an avid tractor collector and restorer. He also enjoyed working with wood.

He is survived by his wife Martha Boatright Leggitt of Oxford, MS; his mother, Kathryn French Leggitt; a daughter, Kimberly Leggitt Pack and her husband, Shawn, of Benton, AR; two sisters, Lanita Bishop and Brenda Hollowell, both of Oxford, MS; two brothers, Ronnie Leggitt of Oxford, MS and Wesley Leggitt of Plymouth, MN and 3 grandchildren.

In honor of Mr. Leggitt’s service to his country, the flag of the United States Army will be flown at Waller Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Leggitt’s memory may be made to Enterprise Church of Christ Building Fund, 1005 CR 14, Myrtle, MS 38650.


Born: March 20, 1943
Death: March 13, 2013


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