June 29, 1939 ~ August 1, 2021

Born in: Muhlenberg County, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Lewis E. Legg, 82, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at his home. He was born in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Lewis worked at the Sanitation Company as a truck driver for 15 years. He attended Grace Chapel Church of God in Philpot, Kentucky. He enjoyed volunteering in the community, coaching Little League, basketball, and running the sound system at church. In his free time, Lewis enjoyed spending time with his kids. He loved watching the St. Louis Cardinals and Kentucky basketball…unless Louisville was playing!

Lewis is survived by his wife of 25 years, Gina Lyn Legg; his children, Gary Legg, Nicola Douglas, Corey Gregory, Kailey Drake, Tiffany Rivera, Michael Drake, Chad Drake, Robert Martin, Jr., Starr Martin, Nicholas Martin, Crystal Gamble, Dwight Gamble, Grant Gamble, Darrell McFarland; 30 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren: two siblings, James Leggs and Billy Leggs.

Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Brother Robert Young officiating. Burial to follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Legg. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Lewis E. Legg and sign his virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com


Visitation: August 8, 2021 11:00 am - August 8, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


Service: August 8, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


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  1. Paw, you will be missed. You are missed. I will always remember what you told me. It’s safe in my heart. 💜 Thank you for always loving me and mine as your own.

  2. Paw,
    U were a great man, u were always there for anyone who needed you. I’ll forever be grateful for you and the life that you gave Kailey. Love you always

  3. I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Lewis. He was always so kind and his presence was so uplifting! Loved talking with him, Gina and all the family they would bring at Harvest Church of God in Louisville!

  4. I love you forever & always papaw💕 You will be missed! Prayers to Grandma Gina & the rest of the family.

  5. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
    ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭5:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬

    I grew up around Lewis as a child, he was a good man. Praying for the family.

    God Bless

  6. Hawkins Family
    I wait for the Lord, my whole being and in his word I put my hope. Psalms 130:5 NIV

  7. You will be truly missed. Thank you for always including me and mine as your family. Rest in Heaven father-in-law. We love you

  8. Gina and family So sorry for your loss. Lewis was a really nice man and I know he will be missed. Pat Hoskins from Grace Chapel

  9. Gina, sending prayers to you and the family. Sonny was one of the cousins I always enjoyed seeing. He seemed to always have the biggest cars and the biggest smile! It’s been a blessing and honor to have you as part of our family. May God keep you during these times. We love you! Shirley Nance Shelton

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