Bobby Gene Legg age 71
formerly of Princeton passed away Sunday Aug. 17, 2008 at the DeaconessHospital in Evansville.
He was born in Mt. CarmelILFeb. 14, 1937 to Elwood and Frances (Tate) Legg who preceded him in
He was a professional pool
player. He had previously owned and operated the Little Track Lounge in Princeton and Princeton Termite Control. He had also worked at Whirlpool. Bobby
served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958 to 1961.
Bobby had lived in Mt.Carmel for the past 5 months. He lived in BaltimoreMaryland for 22 years, moving there from Princeton. He was a member of the Eagles in Mt.Carmel and the FirstBaptistChurch in Mt.Carmel. He was a member of the Professional Billiards
Association. He was a World Champion Pool Player and also a United Kingdom
Champion. He won the National Boys Club Junior Pool Championship two years in a
row, then went to complete in the Senior Division where he also won several
events. He also competed in marbles, ping-pong and darts where he also excelled.
Bobby grew up in the Princeton Boys Club where he learned to play pool. Then in
later years he tried to give a little back by teaching kids to play at the Boys
He is survived by two daughters, Karen (David) Reneer
of Decker, IN. and Terri (Mike) Guisewite of Mt.
Carmel, stepfather, Don Fiscus, Mt. Carmel, two
sisters Sandra Cook of Mt. Carmel and Delores Riley of Princeton and brother
Donnie Fiscus, of Mt. Carmel, his former wife Sandy
Legg, Princeton, six grandchildren Tiffany Cooper, Amber Dodson, Corey Seifert,
Chase Reneer, Reilly and Tucker Guisewite,
three great grandchildren Kaitlyn and Dylan Cooper
and Serenity Dodson, six nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be Thursday
Aug. 21, 2008 at the Colvin
Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Scott Farmer officiating; Burial will be
in the HighlandMemorialCemetery in Mt.Carmel.
Visitation will be from 5
until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. V.F.W. Post 1147 will conduct
military graveside services.