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“Praying God will comfort you at this time. ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Sandra Rosevear - DenhamSprings, LA

“So sorry for your loss.Prayers to the family ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Pat & Cheryl Purvis

“Great man and coach as remember him. Watch him make 99 foul shots out of 100, that was over 40 years ago. He will surely be missed by me and many...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Jimmy Cannon - Amarillo, TX

“WILL MISS YOUR SMILE ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: GAIL HALL - denham springs, LA

“Aunt Hyatt,I call you that, because my child-hood friend, David, called you that. David and I spent many afternoons after school or summer days...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Alan R. Crnko - Holden, LA

“WHAT A COACH WHAT A MAN.....HE SURLEY WILL BE MISSED .....LOVED TO WATCH HIM COACH HIS TEAMS..... ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: BUTCH PATTERSON - PORT VINCENT, LA

“So sorry to hear about Mr. Alton...keeping you all in my prayers..... ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Tonia Hurst - Chattanooga, TN

“Very sad to hear of the loss of our D.S.H.S. Sports Legend & Teacher. Coach Alton Leggette was a mentor for me and always had something nice to say...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Robert "Nicky" Gill - Ozone, AR

“Will miss a good man and friend!!Mary Neal ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“What a wonderful and kind man, He will be sadly missed by many! ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Ronda Neal - Holden, LA

“My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Leggette Family. An oustanding friend/coach who will be greatly missed. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Harvey Adger - Baton Rouge, LA

“A true Legend in Louisiana Basketball! We would always speak at the "Top 28" every year and was the kindest coach I have ever met! One of my proudest...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Coach Danny Broussard - Lafayette, LA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Leggette. He was a great guy and teacher - In the 60's at Holden High School he was "THE Coach". Prayers for...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Connie B. McClendon - LA

“Coach was one of a kind and will be missed b many. I wish he could have been my coach. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Darrell Whitehead - LA

“Mr. Alton was a true legend. Great man, teacher and coach. He touched and shaped so many people's lives in his lifetime. Prayers to all the family. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Bitsy (Higginbotham) Law - OR

“Great man. So sorry for your loss. We love y'all and are praying. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Peter and Marie Hutchinson - TX

“Love you, , Coach! We will miss you so much. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“We are very sorry to hear of Alton's passing and since we knew Alton well, he will surely be missed and Hyatt all of our prayers to the Lord will be...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Ralph & Marion Trouard - Cousin

“So sorry to hear of Alton's death. He will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with Hyatt and other members of his family. Frances and...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Frances Bennett - Baton Rouge, LA

“miss hyatt I am so sorry for your loss mr. alton was a wonderful man. I know my Dad and mom and I loved him very much. I bet him and dad are up in...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Keller - Livingston, LA

“One of my all-time favorite people. Rest in peace, Coach. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Ralph Underwood - Hayesville, NC

“He will be missed. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: N Poole - Maryville, TN

“Coach Alton Leggette will be really missed. He always led by example, and demanded your very best at everything you did. He was a real mentor to me...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Robert "Nicky" Gill - Ozone, AR


Coach Alton Leggette, an 80 year old resident of Denham Springs died at 8:43pm Sunday, March 29, 2015. He retired from Livingston Parish School Board with thirty-one years of service. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 will resume at 8:00am. Bro. Joe Alain will conduct funeral services at 10:00am. Burial services will be private. He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Margaret Hyatt Tycer Leggette, nephews Richard Alton Leggette and wife Cathy, Doug Core and wife Vickie and Greg Core and wife Dawn, and great nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents Melvin C. and Elsie Holden Leggette and brother Caroll P. Leggette. Alton was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and Gideon's International. Alton coached the Holden Boys Basketball team to the 1963 Class C State Championship. He later coached at Denham Springs High School. He was inducted into the LHSAA Sports Hall of Fame in 1991 and the Denham Springs High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com

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Seale Funeral Service Inc
1720 S Range Ave Denham Springs, LA 70726
Tel. (225) 664-4143

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