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Obituary for Robert L. Legard

Born: May 13th, 1935
Passed Away: July 28th, 2017


Sunday August 6th, 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm at Laketon Bethel Reformed Church
Directions to Laketon Bethel Reformed Church


Sunday August 6th, 2017
2:00pm at Laketon Bethel Reformed Church
Directions to Laketon Bethel Reformed Church


Robert "Bob" Legard, age 82, went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 28, 2017. Bob was born on May 13, 1935 to the late Morgan and Gladys (Workman) Legard. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, James Legard. Bob leaves behind his wife of 64 years, Sally (Parker) Legard; mother-in-law, Laura C. Kempf; children, John (Linda) Legard, Thomas Legard, and Sheri (David) Ramos; grandchildren, Shanda Castillo, Matthew Legard, Jason Legard, Michael Legard, Amy (Jeremy) Strabbing, Scott Nelson, Destanee Legard; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Janet (Ron) Ortquist, Sharon (Art) Jacobs, Carol Legard, David (Paula) Legard and sister-in-law, Marlene (Dennis) Pendell, several nieces, nephews, and the Jack Cooper Family.

Bob graduated from North Muskegon High School, was a lifelong resident of North Muskegon, a member of Laketon Bethel Church, and past member of Muskegon Sportfishing Association (MSA). He retired from Bennett Pump and was the designer and manufacturer of the Cobra Ice Fishing Rod, and former owner of Nuisance Animal Control of Muskegon. Bob had a passion for the outdoors and was always willing to share his knowledge and skills of fishing, hunting, and trapping.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Laketon Bethel Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Laketon Bethel Church.