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Wayne Ellis Leviner

April 14, 1947 — September 12, 2019

Wayne Ellis Leviner

Wayne Ellis Leviner, 72, passed away at his home Thursday, September 12, 2019, followed by a period of declining health. He was born in Richmond County on April 14, 1947, a son of the late Gene and Lexie Leviner. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Heidi Pope and Wendy Lampley.

He was a Vietnam Veteran, having served his country in the US Navy. He had a career as a Master Tool & Dye Maker and worked for 21 years with Owens-Illinois Corporation. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and riding his motorcycle with his dog companion, “Muffy”, who rode many miles with him. He was a member of Highland Pines Free Will Baptist Church.

“Uncle Wayne”, as he was known by many family and friends, is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Shelby Jean Bowman Leviner; three children: Tommy Leviner, Troy Leviner (Tammy) and Tracy Ledwell (David), all of Hamlet; six grandchildren: Cassidy, Dalton and Andria Leviner, Kandler Kempton (Aaron), Hunter and Payton Ledwell; three great grandchildren: Carter Harden, Hadley Rose Anderson and Raelynn Kempton, plus “Baby Kempton” on the way. Also surviving is one brother, Craig Leviner, and four sisters, Rachel Little (Mark), Wanda Heintz, Reba Taylor (Alex) and Roxanne Benoist (David).

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Saturday at Carter Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday at Highland Pines FWB Church officiated by Rev. Teddy Rabon. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Northam Cemetery.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Keith Jenkins, Tony Jenkins, Dwight Thompson, Bay Humber, Bryk Humber and Gary Gibson. Alternates are Tony Bowman and Jackie Humber.

Condolences may be posted online at www.carterfuneral.net.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, September 14, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Colonial Chapel

705 South Caroline Street, Rockingham, NC 28379

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Highland Pines Free Will Baptist Church

761 Mill Road, Hamlet, NC 28345

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Graveside Service

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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