The Rev. William H. Leggett, 90

JAN. 17, 1923-JUNE 14, 2013

June 15, 2013
  • Leggett

The Rev. William H. Leggett, 90, of Hagerstown went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Hagerstown.

Born Jan. 17, 1923, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Harrison and Martha (Crilly) Leggett.

Pastor Leggett was a member of the Boonsboro Family Worship Center and was licensed with the Pentecostal Holiness Conference.

He began preaching at the age of 16. He served as pastor of more than a dozen churches from Pennsylvania to Florida, and started and built the First Church of God in Hamilton, Va. For the last seven years, he had served as associate pastor at the Boonsboro Family Worship Center.

He is survived by his wife, Mamie E. (Martz) Leggett; one son, John W. Leggett and his wife, Lois, of Greencastle, Pa.; one stepdaughter, Doris J. Dagenhart of Mount Lena, Md.; two stepsons, James L. and Michael W. Griffith, both of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

A celebration of William's life journey will be Monday, June 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Boonsboro Family Worship Center, 7605 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Jack C. Payne Jr. will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday, June 16, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Boonsboro Family Worship Center.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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