James “Jimmy” William Legas, 60, formally of North Platte, passed away Sept. 2, 2023 in Fullerton, Neb. James was born on Sept. 14, 1962 to Nick and Esther Legas in North Platte.

James attended North Platte Schools and ESU School in North Platte. James was a very special person. He enjoyed books, magazines and loved to watch wrestling along with drinking chocolate malts.

He is survived by his brothers, George Legas and Chris (Bobbie) Legas, both of North Platte; two sisters, Rose Schrotberger of North Platte and Clara Legas of Fullerton; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

James was preceded in death by his parents, Nick and Esther Legas; three brothers, Nick, Donald and Jerry; and one special aunt Clara Negley, all of North Platte;

James will be missed deeply. He was a loving son and brother.

Graveside services were Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with Ned Cooper officiating. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home was in in charge of arrangements.

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