Bobby Gene Legg age 71 formerly of Princeton passed away Sunday Aug. 17, 2008 at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.


He was born in Mt. Carmel IL Feb. 14, 1937 to Elwood and Frances (Tate) Legg who preceded him in death.


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 Baltimore Maryland for 22 years, moving there from Princeton. He was a member of the Eagles in Mt. Carmel and the First Baptist Church 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 Club. 

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
2 p.m. Thursday Aug. 21, 2008 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Scott Farmer officiating; Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Cemetery 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.