- January 29, 1927 - March 9, 2014
- Spartanburg, South Carolina
of Marcus' Passing
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“Marcus and I spent many weeks creating his music CD. I could tell from the beginning that this was something that he had wanted to do for a long time...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Cash - Spartanburg, SC
“Marcus was always a bright happy man in our morning water fitness class at the Y. He is truly missed. Marcus loved his family and always shared about...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Hudson - Spartanburg , SC
“Carol and family, many prayers and thoughts with you all during this time. I will always remember his sweet personality and smile. He was a charm. ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Hodge - Spartanburg, SC
“DEAR CAROL, DAVID AND FAMILY,
WE ARE SO SORRY TO READ OF MARCUS'S PASSING! IT WAS A SHOCK BECAUSE I DID NOT KNOW THAT HE WAS SICK. MARCUS WAS A...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: GEORGE PSILLAS - SPARTANBURG, SC
“My Prayers and Sympathy are with the whole family. Marcus was very special to my family. He was a true Christian man that loved the Lord.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Johnny Stribble - Woodruff, SC
“The Leverette family are in our prayers during this time.
Ben and Denise Jolley
6 of 8 | Posted by: Ben Jolley - Boiling Springs, SC
I am so saddened by the loss of your dear Father. He was a very sweet man and I know you will miss him so much. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Whitt - Townsend, TN
“Our deepest condolences to the entire Leverette family. Mr. Leverette will surely be missed and his legacy will always be memorialized in the lives...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Randall & Jan Benton - Columbia, SC
The J. F. Floyd Mortuary
Marcus Livingston Leverette, Jr., 87, of 427 W. Abington Way, Spartanburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born January 29, 1927, in Pelzer, SC, he was the son of the late Marcus Livingston Leverette, Sr. and Katie Browning Leverette.
A U. S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Leverette was controller for Spartan Petroleum Company, distributors of Chevron for 50 years. After retiring, he started AAA Westgate Tax & Accounting and continued working as an accountant at Upstate CPA Consultants after selling his business.
He was organist at Drayton Baptist Church and in the last year created a gospel music CD with organ and piano. Recently, he began visiting churches to play the organ and give his testimony.
Marcus served the Lord through music all of his life and touched many souls sharing the gospel with everyone he met.
Survivors include his daughter, Carol Pridmore (David) of the home; two sons, Richard (Georgia) Leverette of Columbia, SC and Bob Leverette (Bunny) of Moore, SC; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Bobbie Sue McCallister of West Point, GA. He was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Kathleen Leverette; one grandson, Marc Pridmore; five brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services, with military honors, will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, by Pastor Barry Snead.
No flowers please, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Drayton Baptist Church, 11 Floyd Street, Drayton, SC 29333.
Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel
235 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
Tel. (864) 582-5451