Stanley Dover Leggett of Southern Shores, Aug. 29

By on September 1, 2017

Stanley Dover Leggett, 81, of Southern Shores, NC died Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Chesapeake General Hospital. Born in Nash County, NC on June 22, 1936, he was the son of the late Willouise Doster Leggett and William Thomas Leggett.

A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Stan served his country honorably in the United States Army. He would later retire as national sales manager for Schreiber Foods of Green Bay, WI after 27 years. Stan was an avid golfer and member of St. Andrews By-the-Sea Episcopal Church.

Stan is survived by his wife, Susan Yelverton Leggett; two sons, Stanley D. Leggett, Jr. of Columbus, OH and William Thomas Leggett (Kathy) of Green Bay, WI; three grandchildren, Shawn Leggett (Katie), Elizabeth Gordon Leggett, and William Thomas Leggett, Jr.; one great-granddaughter, Abbie Leggett; a sister-in-law, Patti Leggett; three nieces and a nephew.


Along with his parents, Stan was preceded in death by his brother, Col. William Thomas Leggett, US Army (Retired).

A memorial service will be held at 12:00 pm on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in the chapel of St. Andrews By-the-Sea Episcopal Church with the Reverend Phillip R. Glick officiating. The family will receive friends for a reception in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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