Aaron Lynn Leggett, 21

November 02, 2009

MARCH 13, 1988-OCT. 31, 2009 BOONSBORO -- Aaron Lynn Leggett, 21, of Boonsboro, Md., died suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at his home.

Born on March 13, 1988, in Hagerstown, Md., he is the son of Jeffrey L. and Krista G. (Beard) Leggett of Boonsboro.

Aaron was a member of the 2006 graduating class of Boonsboro High School and the Washington County Technical High School. He went on to graduate as an electrician in August 2009 from the Associated Builders Construction Technical Trade School.

Aaron was best known for his love of sports, hunting and fishing. He was a kicker and defensive lineman for the Boonsboro Warrior football team and also was a catcher on the baseball team, having also been involved in the South Mountain Little League, Hagerstown Pony and Colt Leagues throughout his life. Aaron will be missed by his many family and friends, but will always be remembered for his "git-r-done" attitude.


Aaron had recently been employed with Electracomm Services Inc. in Frederick, Md. Prior to that, Aaron had worked for two years for Antietam Electrical Contractors Inc. in Williamsport.

In addition to his parents, Aaron is survived by his sister, Melissa G. Leggett-DeBaugh and her 6-month old daughter, Natalie Pearl; maternal grandparents, Richard and Miriam Andrews of Leesburg, Fla.; and his paternal grandfather, Willis Leggett Sr. of Boonsboro. He is also survived by his uncle, Willis, and aunt, Mary-Ann Leggett Jr., of Hagerstown; uncle, Gary, and aunt, Sandy Leggett, of Sharpsburg, Md.; uncle, Lonnie Leggett, and aunt, Karen Minnick, of Boonsboro; aunt, Debbie McDonald of Waynesboro, Pa.; uncle, Joey Leggett, and aunt, Mary Cunningham, of Boonsboro; uncle, Donnie, and aunt, Cheryl Leggett, of Aspers, Pa.; aunt, Cindy, and uncle, Steve Cordell, of Hagerstown; uncle, Charles Beard of Williamsburg, Va.; aunt, Barbara, and uncle, Larry Kershner of Hagerstown; aunt, Jodi, and uncle, Mark Niehans, of Honeybrook, Pa.; uncle, Neal E. Beard of Boonsboro; his childhood, lifelong friend, Patrick Fogle of Boonsboro; as well as many cousins and other friends.

Aaron was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Nettie Pearl Leggett, in 2004; and his maternal grandfather, Charles E. Beard, in 2001.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Dr. Larry Aikens will officiate. Interment will follow at Boonsboro Cemetery.

Friends are invited to visit at the funeral home beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m.

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