Lewis Livingston “Livy” Leavell Sr., age 93, of Pembroke passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Bradford Heights Nursing and Rehab, Hopkinsville KY of natural causes. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home, Hopkinsville with Rev. Jimmy Stewart & Rev. Bobby Spurling officiating. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Friday, March 11, 2022 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mr. Leavell was born March 6, 1929 in Christian County, the son of the late Richard F. Leavell, Sr. and Mary Lee Page Leavell. He was a farmer and a special deputy for Christian County Sheriff’s Department for over 50 years. Livy was a member of Lester Memorial Presbyterian Church where he was a deacon. He was also a member of Pembroke Ruritan Club. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Roberta “Bert” Drake Leavell; his son Peter Steger; his grandson Tony Steger; his brothers, Richard Leavell Jr. and Thomas P. Leavell
He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Leavell of Pembroke, KY; his sons, Livy (Dolly Chester) Leavell Jr. of Hopkinsville, and Richard (Donna) Leavell III, of Hopkinsville, Sam (Susan) Steger of Lebanon, TN; his daughter-in-law, Fairy Mae Steger of Elkton, KY; his brother, George (Mary) Leavell, Sr. of Clarksville, TN; thirteen grandchildren, twenty one great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Christian County Rescue Team, PO Box 392, Hopkinsville, KY 42241; Christian County Animal Shelter 2935 Russellville Road
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240; or Lester Memorial Presbyterian Church in C/O Allison Fort 4450 Casky Lane, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
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