The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Felton Chapel, Highway 128 North, Montezuma, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Lewis was born April 3, 1953 to the late Ira Bell Walker Leggett and John Wesley Leggett in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by nine siblings: Timothy Leggett, Joann Wiggins, Linda Leggett, Katina Leggett, W.C. Leggett, Bill Leggett, Agnes Leggett, Willie W. Leggett, and Virginia Leggett. He was educated in the Macon County Public school system. He received his Christian training in the local churches. Lewis was married to the former Mattie Louise Kendrick. He was blessed to father four children. He was employed with Grover Hobb Construction Company for several years as a plumber.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Mattie Louise Leggett, Atlanta, Georgia; four children, Katrina Robinson, Mattie Lucinda Leggett, Lewis T. Leggett Jr., all of Atlanta, Georgia, and Audrianna Sanders, Oglethorpe, Georgia; sixteen grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; five siblings, Hayward Leggett (Jeanette), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Arthur Clyde Leggett (Shirley), Christopher Leggett Sr. (Gwen), all of Ideal, Georgia, Angela Mathis (Roy), and Janice Wright, Oglethorpe, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Arridean Walker, Mary (Major) Battle, Eula Walker, Gloria Walker, and Phillip Walker; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives.