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Louis Edward Leviton, Sr.

August 25, 1937 — January 25, 2024

Fargo

Louis Edward Leviton, Sr, 86, of Fargo passed away, January 25, 2024, at his residence after an extended illness. Louis was a loving husband, father, grandfather, businessman, friend, and devoted Christian. Louis was born August 25, 1937, to James (“Jimmy”) Benjamin Leviton and Mildred Lucille Hill Leviton. He lived his entire life in his hometown of Fargo, Georgia. He graduated from Clinch County High School in 1955, after which he attended Middle Georgia College in Cochran, Georgia, where he graduated on June 2, 1957. Louis then enrolled at the University of Georgia where he earned a Bachelor of Business degree on June 6. 1959. He returned to Fargo, Georgia, to join his father in managing the family business, Leviton’s Grocery & General Merchandise. He was an active member of Park Avenue Church in Valdosta, Georgia, where he especially enjoyed his friends in the Grace Dennis Sunday School class. 

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Bennie Eugene Leviton.

Louis married Rosemary Brabham Leviton, his wife of 56 years in 1967. Together they built a life of commitment to each other and to the family they would build together. God blessed them with two children Shannon Louise and Louis Edward (“Ed”) Leviton, Jr. His children were the joy of his life. He looked forward to teaching them to drive the old straight stick ford pickup truck through the pasture. He taught them to hunt, fish, and enjoy the life and land they were blessed with. Louis was a successful businessman, and he considered his family his greatest accomplishment.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Rosemary Brabham Leviton of Fargo. Their children, Shannon Leviton Voyles and her husband, Judge Gregory Alan Voyles of Hahira and Louis Edward (“Ed”) Leviton, Jr. and his wife, Amanda McClellan Leviton of Hahira. His grandchildren Madison Brooke Voyles, Lauren Taylor Voyles, Louis Edward Leviton, III (“Tripp”), and Walker Ronald Leviton. Louis is also survived by his sister Latrelle Leviton Hart and her children, Kevin and Landa Hart, Barry Hart and Elaine, and his children Jon, Rekasa and Anna Hart and McKenzie, Britt, and Harper Hazel Doran, and Kebra Hart Windham with her children Callan and Kate Windham and Abbie and Graham Lynn and Windham Lynn. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Carolyn Hughes Leviton and her children Tony and Sheila Leviton with Alex and Aaron, Blake and Beth Leviton with Grant, Devon, Larson, Millie, and Desy Leviton and Isabella Leviton, Ashlan and Scott Laidlein and their sons Ben, Hughes, and Stuart Laidlein.

A funeral service will be held Monday morning, January 29, 2024, at 11 am at Edith Baptist Church in Fargo. Burial will follow in Fargo Memorial Cemetery.       

The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 until 7 pm at Roundtree Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net.          

Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, January 28, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roundtree Funeral Home Inc

240 E Dame Ave, Homerville, GA 31634

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 29, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Edith Baptist Church

Swamp Rd, GA 31631

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Interment

Monday, January 29, 2024

Fargo Memorial Cemetery

165 Bluff St, Fargo, GA 31631

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