Thomas Lynn ‘Tommy’ Levy, Jr.

Published in Jennings Daily News April 5, 2018

Funeral services for Thomas “Tommy” Lynn Levy Jr., 78, of Jennings will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10 a.m., with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 3:30-8 p.m., with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 8 a.m. until the time of his service.

Tommy will be laid to rest in the Calvary Cemetery.

Thomas “Tommy” Lynn Levy, Jr. was born in Crowley on Dec. 26, 1939, to Thomas L. Levy Sr. and Winnie Rose Abshire Levy. He was called to his Heavenly Father on April 3, 2018. Tommy was the owner and operator of Levy Sporting Goods Store from 1972 thru 1993. He loved being outdoors, fishing hunting and playing golf. He also loved playing cards and watching all sports. In his later years, Tommy enjoyed going up town and having coffee and visiting with his friends at Hobo’s and Stines. Tommy was a kind and loving person who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Tommy is survived by his three sons, Tommy Levy, III (Pam) of Soldotna, Alaska, Scott Levy of Jennings and Anthony Levy of Jennings; his two daughters, Winnie Levy Farris of Jennings and Sydney Levy Watson (Paul) of Jennings; his two sisters, Gail Wallace (Cecil) of Poteet, Texas, and Michelle Mitchell (Farrell) of Carencro; as well as his 13 grandchildren, Tommy Levy IV, Jacob Levy, Ethan Crader, John Levy, Olivia Levy, Taylor Farris, Molly Farris, Sydney Farris, Carson Watson, Hope Watson Doucet, Marshall Watson, Kelly Courville, and Colby Courville; and seven great-grandchildren.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Levy, Sr. and Winnie Levy; his brother, Anthony Levy; and his stepmother, Amelia L. “Tee” Levy.

Carrying Tommy to his final resting place will be Tommy Levy, IV, Tommy Levy III, Scott Levy, Jacob Levy, Ethan Crader, John Levy, Camden Edwards, and Anthony Levy. Honorary pallbearers will be George Houssiere, Larry Jurels and Mike “Bear” Williams.

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