Hector Luis Legrand Ortiz, age 91 of Asheboro, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.
Hector was born on February 22, 1932, in Puerto Rico to Julio Legrand and Jesusa Ortiz. Hector was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force. Hector was a truck driver for twelve years driving for Commercial Carrier Corporation. Hector loved the water and was a deep-sea diver. While diving, he would help repair boats and buoys and would collect different types of fish and other aquatic animals for aquariums. In addition to his parents, Hector is preceded in death by his wife, Aida Luz Torres.
Hector is survived by his six daughters, Sonia (Jodie) Allspach, Lissette (Pascacio Legrand) Ortiz, Luisa (Santiago Rosa) Ortiz, Camille Shelton, Alica (Pablo Santiago) Ortiz, and Aivy Ortiz; grandchildren, Johnny Allspach, Alexis Allspach, Jaffet Legrand, Luisito Legrand, Stacey Rosa, Santiago Rosa, Cynthia Flores, Aida Santiago, Pablo Santiago, Alanis Santiago, Brandon Robinson and Madelyn Shelton; great grandchildren, Jaces, Jadel, Esmeralda, Liannet, Luisangel, Adrian and Elijah; and his brother, George.
No service is planned at this time.