Richard James Levan

Published 2:02 pm Friday, November 3, 2023

Mr. Richard James Levan, 57, of Advance, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

He was born Sept. 2, 1966 in Iredell County to Ronald Richard Levan and Betty Campbell Levan Borre. Mr. Levan worked for several years as Shop Foreman with North Point Chrysler Jeep in Winston-Salem. He was a faithful and active member of Peace Haven Baptist Church in Yadkinville, was an avid car-collector, and most of all, he loved being “Pop Pop” to his grandson.

Mr. Levan was preceded in death by his mother.

Surviving are: his devoted wife, Wendy Kay Speer Levan, of the home; his 2 beloved children, Andrew “Drew” (Sarah) Levan of Mocksville, and Ashley Levan (Matthew Schug) of Arizona; his grandson, Wayne; his father and step-mother, Ronald Richard (Yvonne) Levan; his sister, Cindy Levan-Sauceda (Jack) of Thomasville; step-sister, Stephine Taylor; and many extended family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at Peace Haven Baptist Church in Yadkinville. His funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in the church with Pastor Jon Bowman, Rev. George Evans, and Ray Flynn officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Levan Family.