William P. Leggett,Jr was born in EnField,North Carolina and is a graduate of Wake Forest University. William has served several careers in his lifetime, including twenty years as an Administrative Manager with Burlington Industries, eight years as a professional Educator in Red Springs,North Carolina and Powhatan,Virginia,and three years as the owner/operator of an independent grocery store. William is a father of four(including three Veterans), grandfather of ten and great-grandfather of twelve. William was married to the late Lucy Richardson Leggett of Whiteville,North Carolina for 46 years. William passed away in 2017.