Mack L. "Buzz" Leggett, 89, of Carmi, passed away at 9:20 p.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. He was born in Evansville, IN on September 25, 1930 the son of Lee and Ethel (Absher) Leggett. Mack married Dana Lois Wilson in 1954. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War being discharged in 1954. Buzz co-owned along with his brother, Boren and Son's Grocery and later was the owner of Leggett's Market. He was a member of the Carmi VFW and American Legion, past president of the Carmi Lions Club and a past member of the Elks. Mack loved golfing, bowling, fishing, gardening and planting flowers. He was a charter member of the Carmi Country Club.
Mack is survived by his wife, Dana; two sons, Greg (Connie) Leggett and Doug Leggett, both of Carmi; one granddaughter, Megan (Matthew) Williams; three great-grandchildren, Nell, Gideon and Joy Williams and his favorite dog, Buster. He was preceded in death by his parents Lee Leggett and Ethel Boren; step father, Alonzo Boren; sister, Audrey Leggett; brother, Col. Jack Leggett; half brother, Alonzo Boren, Jr and a half sister, MariBell Fleming.
Funeral services for Mack L. "Buzz" Leggett, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. Burial will be in North Maple Ridge Cemetery with Military Rites by the Carmi VFW and American Legion. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Buzz's memory to the White County Senior Citizens and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi.
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White County Senior Citizens Center
113 S. Walnut St., Carmi IL 62821