Richard Legros

Obituary of Richard Irvin Legros

Mr. Richard Irvin Legros, better known as "Dick" age 87, of West Jefferson passed away Wednesday night, October 31, 2018 at NC Baptist Hospital.

A private memorial service will be held.

Mr. Legros was born in Alliance, Ohio on August 8, 1931 to the late Joseph H. and Lucille Springer Legros. He was a Precision Sheet Metalist. He retired from Pratt Whitney Air Craft after working 31 years. He was a member and a deacon at Buffalo Baptist Church. He was the oldest of five and was deeply admired by his siblings. In his spare time he enjoyed fly fishing. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother; he will be missed by all.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Jane Ann Legros; a brother, David Legros, of Alliance, Ohio; two step-grandchildren.

Mr. Legros is survived by: his wife, Juanita Rash Legros; two daughters , Barbara Jones and husband, Bill, of Royal Palm, Florida and Cynthia Springer and husband, Robert, of Atlantis, Florida; a son, James Legros and wife, Kay, of West Jefferson; three step daughters, Connie Ginn and husband, Doug, of Statesville, Brenda Roland, of Franklin, NC and Bonnie McGuire, of Jupiter, Florida; a step son, Ron Roland and wife, Kim, of Palm City, Florida; a brother, Larry Legros and companion, Judy Corley, of Deerfield, Ohio; two sisters, Susanne Gieseman and husband, Gary, of Louisville, Ohio and Loduska (Duckie) Heastand, of Louisville, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; ten step grandchildren; nine step great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Buffalo Baptist Church, c/o Kim Harless, 218 Beaver Drive, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

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