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Lawrence David Levitt

 

Lawrence David Levitt, 72, of Rock Springs, passed away May 25, 2016 at his home.  A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former longtime resident of Fairfield, Calif., Levitt died following an illness of one year. 

He was born on April 18, 1944 in Los Angeles, the son of the late Albert H. Levitt and Reva Narvalanski. 

Levitt attended school in North Hollywood, Calif. and graduated from John H. Francis Poly Technic High School in 1962. He also attended college and received his bachelor of arts degree.  

Levitt was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam era and served from June 3, 1964 until March 5, 1968 when he received his honorable discharge.

He married Cinda Sue Coffee Levitt at Travis AFB California on April 8, 1967.

Levitt was currently employed as Tri-County Veteran Service Office Director for Sweetwater County. He had been the Rock Springs Police chief and had worked in law enforcement for 23 years. For many years he was a professional musician in Los Angeles. 

He was a member of the Masons, Shriners, American Legion, Sweetwater County Airport Board, Fire District No.1 Board, Wyoming Racing Commission, His interests included hunting, fly fishing, photography spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Sue Levitt of Rock Springs; two daughters, Rachel Buller and husband Tim of Aurora, Colo., and Linda Glies and husband Mark of Reno, Nev .; four brothers-in-law, Martin Fliegel of Marina Del Rey, Calif., Robert Coffee of Livingston, Mont., James Coffee and Eric of Astoria, Ore., and William Coffee and wife Lee of Sacramento, Calif .; great-nephews John Coffee and Ben Fliegel; great nieces Liz Coffee, Emma Fliegel, and Laura Fliegel; four grandchildren Brittany Buller, Bethany Buller, Joe Buller and Hannah Buller.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Bradford Levitt; sister Phyllis Fliegel and niece Melenie Lambert. 

Funeral services will be conducted by the American Legion Archie Hay Post No. 24 Tuesday. Interment will be conducted at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. 

The family of Lawrence Levitt respectfully suggests that donations in his memory be made to the American Legion Archie Hay Post No. 24 in Rock Springs or Shriners' Crippled Children's Hospital, Fairfax Avenue and Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103. Condolences may be left at the http://www.vasefuneralhomes.com.

 

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