Alvin Irving Leveton

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  • "To The Leveton Family, I'm a Heights Kid and remember your..."
    - Jan Munson
  • "Uncle Alvin, I will always remember you. You always had..."
    - Mark Shaman
  • "Mr. Leveton was my 7th grade teacher and a great influence..."
    - Bev (Dunbar) Farmer
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    - Phyllis Sprague
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    - Jerry Varner
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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

March 5, 1928 ~ February 22, 2011

Alvin Irving Leveton, 82, longtime resident of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Feb. 22, 2011. He was born March 5, 1928 in Portland, OR to Louis and Rebecca Leveton.
Alvin served in the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan.
He earned his Master's degree and taught at Lewis Jr. High and was a counselor the last 12 years. He retired after 30 years in 1982.
Alvin was known as the "walker".
In his earlier years, he walked as much as 10 miles a day.
Later in his life, he made sure he got his 10,000 steps in a day.
Alvin was also known as the candy man by many waitresses and salespeople and anyone he met. He gave chocolates to brighten everyone's day.
Alvin is survived by his daughter, Charlene; sons, Dennis (Holly), Bruce, and Larry (Trish); 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his brother, Don (Jan).
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Harriet Leveton; and his sister, Evelyn.
Memorial services will be held Wed., March 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
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Published in The Columbian on Mar. 1, 2011
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