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Obituary: LEGER, NED

Ned J.V. Leger8/2/1934 to 6/16/2013On Father's Day the world lost a beautiful soul. Ned J.V. Leger passed away surrounded by those who loved him and those he loved. Ned was born August 2, 1934 in Ogden, Utah. He graduated from Ogden High, served in the United States Marine Reserves, and married his high school sweetheart and soul mate, Bonnie, on December 18, 1954. Ned was a merchandising manager for Safeway Stores, Inc., where he worked for over 25 years until 1977 when he and his wife opened and operated Leger's Produce and Deli until 2007. Ned loved life, he loved adventure, and he loved his family more than can be expressed in words. His passion was building custom log homes, which he built virtually by himself. He built seven and put happiness and love into each rock and beam. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Bonnie Richards Leger; sons Anthony Ned Leger (Jackie McDonough), Michael Paul Leger (Lesley), daughter Bibi Leger Whitehead (Chris); 8 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Ned is preceded in death by his parents Paul Emile and Victoria Sacco Leger; sister Elizabeth Leger; and granddaughter Ashleigh. Friends are invited to join the family to celebrate Ned's life on Thursday, June 20th from 6 to 8 PM at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. Graveside service will be held on Friday, June 21st at 10:00 AM at Lakeview Cemetery, 1640 Lakeview Dr., Bountiful.Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.starksfuneral.com.He will be missed beyond expression, but is undoubtedly embarking on yet another new adventure. We love you dad and we hope you are notching a log.