Wilbur F. Legg

Published 5:12 pm Monday, February 25, 2019

EURE, N.C. — Wilbur Fate Legg, 72, of 1380 NC 137, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was surrounded by his family.

Mr. Legg was born in Gates County on Sept. 18, 1946, and was the son of the late Edgar and Dorothy Eure Baines.

Retired from International Paper in Franklin, he had worked there for 42 years in pipefitting, maintenance, and in data processing.

A member and Deacon of Cool Spring Baptist Church, he was a honorary member of the Eure Volunteer Fire Department, and had served in the Virginia National Guard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Donnie Baines.

Surviving are his wife of over 51 years, Pauline Monds Legg; a daughter, Crystal L. Perry and husband, Bracey, of Eure; two sons, Jeff Legg and wife, Erika, of Eure, and Dwayne Legg of Windsor; a brother, J. Eddie Baines and wife, Lisa, of Eure; and four grandchildren, Morgan, Grace, Abigail and Gunner.

The funeral will be on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Cool Spring Baptist Church, and will be conducted by the Revs. Joe McKnight and Wade Bennett. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may join the family Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main St., Gatesville, North Carolina, and other times at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cool Spring Baptist Church, in care of Merwin Bauerle, 460 US 13 South, or to the Eure Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 10, both in Eure, NC 27935.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.