January 27, 1940 - January 28, 2021
Sam Legard, 81, of Abingdon, VA passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN. He was a life long resident of Washington County, VA born on January 27, 1940, a son of the late Samuel Legard, Sr. and Manie Wolfenbarger Legard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half-brother, Rector Legarde. He worked most of his time as a plumber. He was a train enthusiast and enjoyed antiques, gardening, and square dancing. He was of the Baptist faith. Sam is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Dorothy M. Legard; three sons, Sam Legard, III of Greeneville, TN, Steven Legard and his wife, Melissa, of Fuquay-Varina, NC, and Tom Legard of Crozet, VA; a step-daughter, Cheryle Neeley and her husband, David, of Roanoke, VA; a step-son, Gene Cunningham, Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Bristol, VA; five grandchildren, Tucker, Chandler, Grayson, Andrew, and Austin; five step-grandchildren, Eric, Angela, Amber, F.D., and Brooke; one sister, Nancy Greer of Lynchburg, VA; and several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Garrett Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm Sunday, January 31, 2021, in the Riverview Chapel at Garrett Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Greene officiating. The committal service and interment will follow at Mock Cemetery in Damascus, VA. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Mr. Legard and his family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236; ph.#: (276) 475-3631.
Sam Legard, 81, of Abingdon, VA passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN. He was a life long resident of Washington County, VA born on January 27, 1940, a son of the late Samuel Legard, Sr.... View Obituary & Service Information
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