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Legg / Buckholz

Sam G. Legg

Sam G. Legg, 84, of Kingman died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Cerbat Guest Home in Kingman. He was born April 25, 1922, in Martindale, Texas. He came to Kingman 23 years ago from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Sam was in the submarine service and was a decorated veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He served on the submarine, U.S.S. Pogey, which had the second highest combat missions in the Pacific. He worked for the New York Telephone Company and was a member of the Masons.

Sam was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy M. L. Legg, who died in November 2004. He is survived by his two sons and their wives, Dennis and Rose Marie Legg of Rocky Point, N.Y., and Kevin and Cathy Legg of Staten Island, N.Y. He is also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home, 1701 Sycamore Ave.


Robert E. Buckholz

Robert Earl Buckholz, 74, of Phoenix, Seligman and currently of Kingman died Nov. 3, 2006. Bob (as he preferred to be called) was born in Beatrice, Neb., on Aug. 6, 1932. He moved with his family to Pueblo, Colo., in 1949. After the death of his father in 1950, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served two tours in Korea. Bob and his wife, Barbara, whom he met in 1958 and married in 1959, moved to Phoenix in 1971 along with their five children.

Bob and his wife founded and operated B&B Glass Co. Inc. in Phoenix from 1973 to 1983, when Bob retired from the business, and their son, Bryan, bought it, and it still operates today.

Bob and his wife both earned their pilot's licenses in 1979 and enjoyed flying. Bob also raced cars for 10 seasons in the Pueblo and Denver area.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years; three sons, Bob (Pam) of Milford, Del., Bryan (Michelle) of Glendale and Byron (Vicki) of Kingman; two daughters, Cindy (Joe) Senior of Kingman and Pamela Buckholz of Glendale; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Vivian (Tom) Lowery of Lincoln, Neb., and many nieces and nephews.

He is and always will be remembered and respected by all who knew him.


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