Monday 17 Dec 2018


Cecil Garrenton Leggett, Jr

February 13, 68,

Cecil Garrenton Leggett, Jr., 68, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Wayne UNC Hospital.

Cecil was born in Martin County on January 24, 1950 to Nina Leggett of Bear Grass and the late Cecil Garrenton Leggett, Sr. He worked with American Tractor Sales in Winterville for over 15 years.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Bear Grass Presbyterian Church in Bear Grass, NC.

In addition to his mother, Cecil is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sandra Knight Leggett; daughter, Jackie Battles (Jake) of Cary; sister, Jackie Rogerson of Bear Grass; brother, Tony Leggett (Debbie) of Bear Grass; and grandchildren, Jaden Taylor, Jaelyn Battles, and Jocelyn Battles. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joanna “Jodi” Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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