A graveside service for Denzil L. Leggett, 93, of Washington Court House was held Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Judy Chapel in Washington Cemetery with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. The brethren of Fayette Lodge F. & A.M. #107 held a Masonic service immediately prior to the memorial service.
Complete military honors were bestowed by the Fayette County Honor Guard. Condolences, comments and a prayer were offered by Eddie Fisher. The flag of the World War II Air Force veteran was presented to Denzil's widow, Barbara Hudkins Leggett, by Mike Curl and Dave Frederick. Members of the honor guard were Gib Yoho, Tom Paine, Bob Everhart, Cecil Ratliff, Larry Cruea, Glenn Rankin and James Thayer with Bill Foody serving as commander. Stephen Zastrow and Larry Bishop sounded Taps.
Burial, in Washington Cemetery, was under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.
Denzil, a longtime teacher and county employee, died Thursday, April 22, 2021.