Douglas Legge

Douglas Carlton Legge

Saturday, April 17th, 1943 - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Douglas Carlton Legge, 76, of Cross Junction, VA passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in the Winchester Medical center.
He was born on April 17, 1943 in Woodstock, VA, the son of John Woodrow and Gertrude Boyce Legge.
Doug was a 1961 graduate of James Wood High School and served with the US Army during the Vietnam Era.
Doug graduated from the Virginia Land Surveying Apprentice School and was licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in 1974. He spent over 40 years land surveying in the Northern Shenandoah Valley, having work experience at Greenway Engineering, Perry Engineering, G. W. Clifford & Associates, the U. S. Forest Service, and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Doug was one of the original partners of Marsh & Legge Land Surveyors, PLC, of Winchester, which was founded in 1995. He was an active member of the Virginia Association of Land Surveyors and served as an officer and director of the Shenandoah Chapter.

He was a member of the Middletown Presbyterian Church, former member of Middletown Volunteer Fire Department and the Middletown Hunt Club.
Doug developed a passion for relic hunting at a young age and belonged to Diggin’ In Virginia. He spent many long weekends digging with his comrades and loving every minute of it. He was also a gifted draftsman with a talent for wood crafting plus a great artistic ability.
Doug was an avid golfer, loved to fish and hunt and often enjoyed a good card or board game.
On September 5, 1991 Doug married Kathie Miller at Middletown Presbyterian Church.
Along with Kathie he is survived by brothers, Dick Legge (Anne) of Middletown, VA, Bob Legge (Carol) of Cross Junction, David Legge of Staunton, VA and Mike Legge (Karen) of Middletown; sisters, Pat Holtzman (Bob) of Standardsville, VA and Joy Legge of Middletown; many nieces and nephews and his two loving dog companions, Lexi and Joey.
Brothers, James Legge and Woodie Legge and sister, Faye Wallace preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 Jones Funeral Home. A funeral will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Wendell Schurtz officiating. Entombment will follow in Shenandoah Memorial Park Mausoleum with military honors.
Pallbearers will be Gary Legge, Bruce Legge, Mark Legge, John Kendrick, Bill Hutchinson and Scot Marsh.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gainesboro Volunteer and Rescue Company, 221 Gainesboro Road, Winchester, VA 22603, Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 7855 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645 or to a charity of your choice.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Friday, October 11th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
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  • Service

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, October 11th, 2019 2:00pm
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, October 11th, 2019 2:00pm
    Shenandoah Memorial Park Mausoleum
    1270 Front Royal Pike
    WINCHESTER, VA 22602
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James & Mary McFarlane

Posted at 09:47pm
We are so sorry for your loss

Albert Gadoury

Posted at 05:20pm
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family. Doug was a wonderful friend as well as a neighbor. He was always joking and making a point to make everyone laugh. We shared many laughs together with Kathie and will always treasure them. He will be sadly missed!

Al, Tammy and Jacob Gadoury

Robin Pedlar

Posted at 04:06pm
Doug will be missed by so many. Our deepest sympathy to you and all your family Kathie. Love from Mike and Robin.
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David and Carol Brill

Posted at 03:03pm
To the Legge Family: Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. GOD bless you . David and Carol Brill

Suzy Pratt

Posted at 08:05am
Fellow classmate 1961. Sending prayers to the entire family. Florence Legg

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