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Monday, February 4, 2008 Mourns the Passing of Wilmer Legget

Wilmer Leggett has died at age 81 in his Clinton, Illinois home. Leggett, a Wapella native and friend and relative to many in the Village, was born April 3, 1926, in Wapella, the son of Floyd and Laura Blanche Pryor Leggett. He was an Army veteran, serving in the 176th Signal Corps. He was affiliated with First Christian Church, Clinton, and a member of Clinton Athletic Boosters Club and Clinton Exchange Club. He retired from Illinois Central Telephone and GTE after 32 years of service.

Leggett's wife Mildred preceeded him in passing. He is survived by his sons Ricky and Dennis and his grandchildren.

All Flags 1/2 mast please for US Army Veteran of WWII, Wilmer Leggett.

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