Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Elwood “Bud” Leggett

Elwood “Bud” Leggett, age 91, of Shelby, died Friday, March 25, 2022 at OhioHealth Shelby Hospital surrounded by his family.

Bud was born June 23, 1930 in Doddridge County, West Virginia to the late Raymond and Amy Agnes (Primm) Leggett. He was a 1950 graduate of West Union High School and was a proud U.S Navy veteran on the USS Hornet from 1950-1955. He was a member of The American Legion, O’Brien Post 326. Bud was a carpenter his whole career retiring from Weithman Brothers in Galion and a member of the Carpenter Local Union No. 735.

Bud enjoyed woodworking and working on engines. He also loved being outdoors and gardening. Bud, along with his wife, Margie, traveled many years to Florida together during the winter.

On November 9, 1957 Bud married his wife of 64 years, Margie J. (Dotson) Leggett, and she survives. Also surviving are his three children: Tim Leggett of Mifflin, Becky Leggett of Shelby, and Jeff (Julie) Leggett of Shelby; three grandchildren: Jeremiah (Claire) Leggett, Jodi Leggett, and Brian Leggett; great grandchild due in July; and other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his brother: Elwin Leggett.

Graveside services will be held with the family in Oakland Cemetery, Shelby. Care for Bud and his family is being provided by the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Sympathy may be expressed by leaving an online condolence on Bud’s obituary at or by leaving a comment on his obituary post on the funeral home’s Facebook page,

Memories & Condolence

  1. Julie Albert fellure says:

    So sorry for ur loss, my condolences to the family.

  2. Linda Striker says:

    May you find comfort in your memories to carry you through this difficult time. My most sincere condolences to the Leggett family.

  3. Bruce & Cindy Friebel says:

    Marge & Family,
    We have fond memories of Bud. He was a hard-working, personable man who we thought highly of. Our condolences.
    Bruce & Cindy Friebel

  4. Todd Amick says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I liked Mr. Leggett very much. Very nice man.

  5. Paul and Karen VonStein says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Bud’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Cynthia McCarty says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Ken & Taffy Kleman says:

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. I loved his laugh…can still hear it!

  8. Sharon Houseworth says:

    Marge and family
    So sorry to read about Bud”s passing. May God bring you peace and comfort at this time.

  9. Debra Love says:

    Dear Marge, Becky and family
    So sorry for your loss…May your good memories
    help you through this difficult times…Deb Love

  10. Mic Kempf says:

    To Marge, Tim, Beck & Jeff-

    You have my most sincere condolences with Bud’s passing. My family will keep your families in our thoughts & prayers.

    Mic, Jo, Peyton & Paige

  11. Al and Sally (VonStein) Petrie says:

    Jeff and Family – So sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad.

  12. Charlene McNeill says:

    Marge and family, Neil and I are so very sorry for the loss of that wonderful man. Extending our deepest sympathy.

  13. Pauline Hoyda says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort. You are in my prayers.

  14. shirley A Arter says:

    Marge and kids. So sorry for your loss.

  15. Chuck Jones says:

    We spent many days on the job. It was always a pleasure to work with Bud! Our condolences.

  16. Amy Albert Brown says:

    Marge and Family,

    Treasure your memories, I know I treasure the memories of how kind and gracious Bud was and being the kind neighbors on Hummel Road. Sending sincere sympathy and prayers.

  17. Greg copley says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  18. Darrell and Marilyn Shepherd says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for comfort in the days ahead

  19. Skip Eckstein says:

    Bud and I spent many days together working, rain or shine. My sympathy to the family.

  20. Dale And Linda Schroeder says:

    So sorry for your loss,our thoughts and prayers are with you

  21. Harold & Alicia Dailey says:

    Marge & family, so sorry to hear of Buds passing. Hope your wonderful memories will carry you through the next few rough days. We so enjoyed the friendship you & Bud shared with us so many years ago!! Sending prayers & hugs to all!!!

  22. Barbara J. Eakins says:

    Marge and children, we send our sincere sympathy to you.
    Marge, we are so glad we got to see Bud and you at the pain clinic.
    May your good memories help ease your grief.
    Jim and Barb Eakins

  23. Marilyn Bargar says:

    So sorry for your loss of your dad Becky. Prayers for you and your family. GOD BLESS! ❤️

  24. Ord Dunn says:

    Marge, Tim, Jeff and Becky
    I am so sorry to read about the passing of Bud. I always looked forward to “shooting the breeze” with him. He was an honest hard working gentleman and that is not easy to find. I am comforted that dad will have his best friend to talk with.

  25. teresa phillips says:

    so sorry for your loss , he was a kind man prayers for the family
    Teresa and Denny Phillips

  26. Margie says:

    Margie, Tim,. Becky, Jeff,
    I am so sorry for your loss, I pray you all find comfort in your memories that help you during this difficult time

  27. Robyn Bovia says:

    We will miss you. We’ve enjoyed being your neighbor. Good neighbors are like family. Pat & Robyn Bovia

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