by | Jul 16, 2018 | Obituaries

Norfolk —James William “Jimmy” Legum 72, of the 600 block of W. Princess Anne Road, died June 30, 2018.

Born in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Sol S. Legum and Sylvia Siegel Legum. Jimmy attended Norfolk Public Schools and the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. He retired from Shoney’s Restaurant on 21st Street after 29 years.

Jimmy was a member of Congregation Beth El. He was an avid sports fan; he knew all the teams and their records, and most of all, baseball.

Survivors include his brother, Bertrum N. Legum and his wife, Joyce of Norfolk, and a nephew, Ross E. Legum and his wife, Anne and their children of Virginia Beach, and his many friends throughout Ghent.

A graveside funeral service was conducted at B’Nai Israel Cemetery in Norfolk with Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz officiating. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments. Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.hdoliver.com.