MECHANICVILLE - Kenneth E. Leggett, 74, of Hudson River Road, died Sunday June 6th, at Samaritan Hospital, Troy after an extended illness.
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Born in Troy, April 13, 1947, son of the late Edward and Thais Robinson Leggett, Ken was a 1965 graduate of Mechanicville High School and SUNY Oswego. For 11 years Ken was an industrial arts teacher at Shaker High School. He later operated Restore-It Antique auto business and later again operated Tires & More outlet .
A former member of the Ford Model A Club, Ken was an avid antique auto enthusiast, and his hobbies centered around antique and model cars.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years Ellen Fort Leggett, who he married Dec 26th, 1970. His daughter and son-in-law Lori and Roy Divan of Mechanicville, along with two grandsons Alex and Eddie Divan, and longtime friend Donald Neubauer.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 11 AM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville, with burial to follow at Hudson View Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of one's choice in respectful memory of Kenneth E. Leggett.