by | Aug 11, 2017 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Dr. Stanley Howard Legum, 77, died peacefully on July 27, 2017, at home after battling Alzheimer’s for several years.

Stanley was the son of Buddy and Janice Legum and was raised in Norfolk where he graduated from Maury High School in 1957, University of Virginia in 1961, and later received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia. He was a lifetime member of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity at UVA.

After serving as Captain in the U.S. Air Force, Stanley settled in Virginia Beach where he practiced as a dentist for 45 years. He always stayed active in the community and was a longtime member of Congregation Beth El. A boating enthusiast, one of his favorite pastimes was fishing and steaming crabs. He also enjoyed golf and was a member of the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club for many years. Some of his happiest times were spent with family and friends at home or on the Lynnhaven River.

Stanley is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lin, and her children, Rachel Hale (David) and daughter Lillian and Jay Burnell (Shell), and daughters Grace and Julia; four children, Keith Legum, Paige Rothfeld, Robin Legum, and Lisa Sisler.

Services were held in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Interment was private. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter, 6350 Center Dr., Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502, (757-459-2405). Online condolences may be offered to the family at hdoliver.com.