- October 13, 1962 - March 16, 2015
- Richmond, California
of Ewell's Passing
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“My deepest sympathy to family, and sincere condolences for your loss. I did not know Ewell personally. He is a relative of my friend. I heart my...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: - Pleasant Hill,, CA
“God has one of his best sons now and he will be missed by all who knew him. Praying for you all and always praying. love mary and bessie fears
2 of 18 | Posted by: Bessie Batchan - Pittsburg, CA
“May God bless the entire Levy family during this difficult time. Sending my love, prayers and sympathy.
3 of 18 | Posted by: lisa westbrook - Antioch, CA
“I send prayers and condolences to the Levy family. I knew Ewell when I resided in Pittsburg through my children. Sorry for your loss.
4 of 18 | Posted by: Bennie Toole - Savannah, GA
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5 of 18 | Posted by: lynn gayfield - antioch, CA
“To The Levy Family, This is one of my favorite quotes by Elizabeth Edwards she said "She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Cassandra Daniels - Dallas, TX
“I send my Prayers and Condolences to the Levy Family. My God be with you'll in the time in need.
7 of 18 | Posted by: Yolanda Washington - Pittsburg, CA
“May God bless you all and keep His loving arms around you.
8 of 18 | Posted by: Tasia Harts Johnson - cedar park, TX
“My long time friend rest in peace, u will be missed
9 of 18 | Posted by: chuvona richardson - pittsburg, CA
“To the Levy family,
My Prayers are with you during your time of grief and sorrow. Ewell was a great friend of mine and danced in my dance group back...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Dow - Oakley, CA - friend
“My Prayers are with the Levy family during your time of grief and sorrow. Ewell was as great friend of mine and danced in my dance group back in the...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Dow - Oakley, CA - friend
“To the Levy Family,We were devastated to hear of this tragic, unpleasant incident two weeks ago from Kenny, and days afterwards-the media. WOW, what...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Denise, Kenneth and Marlene Modkins - CA
“Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one,he was a classmate of ours,he will be missed,Praying for the family.
13 of 18 | Posted by: Robert (Kevin) and Drusilla Griffin - CA
“My condolences to the Levy Family. I pray for your strength and courage through this difficult time.
14 of 18 | Posted by: Nakeshai Nicholson - LAS VEGAS, NV
“OUR PRAYERS AND CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO THE LEVY FAMILY. GOD BLESS! THE ENTIRE BABSBY FAMILY
15 of 18 | Posted by: COREY BAGSBY - PWORLD, CA
“deepest condolences to the FAMILY, i was saden to hear this...sending Love, and strength. THE EDWARDS FAMILY.
16 of 18 | Posted by: Michelle Edwards - PITTSBURG, CA
“You are forever loved, Dad! I miss you!
17 of 18 | Posted by: LaToia - CA
“Susan GiantvalleyFamily of Mr. Levy, We live in Pittsburg & were so very saddened & moved by Mr. Levy's concern for others while driving that ill...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Susan - Pittsburg, CA - None
Ewell Bernard Levy, Sr. was born October 10, 1962 in Lewisville, Arkansas. He moved to Pittsburg, California with his family in 1964. His parents, Herman and Annie Levy, reared him with the love of Christ at an early age. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized at Solomon Temple Missionary Baptist Church by the late Rev. P.N. Sumpter in 1972. Growing up in the church, he sang in the youth choir and even directed the youth choir a few times with great joy.
Ewell loved sports and played J.F.L. football with the Vikings. He also played baseball in the Bronco League on a team called the Bandits that was coached by the legendary Chuck Cabalas.
He graduated from Pittsburg Senior High School in 1980. During that time, he helped form an entertainment group who performed as "Morris Day and the Time" with Ewell taking the lead role of impersonating Morris Day. His group performed in many places throughout the Bay Area and even landed a spot on the 1980's television show, " Putting on the Hits."
Ewell served in the United States Army. He worked construction throughout the 90's. In 2002, he conquered one of his dreams by completing truck driving school at Arkansas State University. He loved driving 18-wheelers and was an expert at it. He worked for several different companies, among those were PAM Transportation, DeBora Transport and Antioch Dispatchers, to name a few.
Being a very positive and happy person, to know Ewell was to love him. When he entered a room, he definitely was the light that shined! He was a people-person who genuinely loved his family and friends. Always sensitive to other people's needs, he sacrificed his own to save so many others. Ewell departed this life as a true Pittsburg hometown hero.
Ewell was a beloved father of six. He was preceded in death by his son, Germaine A. Levy; his younger brother, Herman J. Levy, Jr; and nephew, Gregory F. Levy II.
He leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters: Latoia (Otis) Levy Johnson of Sacramento, CA and Jayden M. Levy of Richmond, CA; three sons: Matthew J. Levy of San Pablo, CA, Ewell B. Levy II of Pittsburg, CA and Geovanni D. Levy of Richmond, CA; his parents: Herman and Annie Levy of Lancaster, TX: his grandmother, Augustine Levy of Lake St. John, LA; one brother, Gregory (Cassandra) F. Levy, Sr. of Brentwood, CA; one sister: Nicole (Terry Sr.) Matthews of Lancaster, TX; one grandson, Lorenzo M. Johnson of Sacramento, CA; his companion, Michelle Parker of Richmond, CA; close cousins who were more like brothers: Gardner Sr., Danny & Darryl Daniels, Eric Sr. & Vincent Pree, Christopher Taylor Sr., and Robert & Sam Tucker; nephews who considered him their favorite uncle: Joseph, Kalen & Keaton Levy, Terry Jr., Nicolas & Chaz Matthews; aunts, and a host of others relatives and friends.