Jesse Allen Levengood, 71, of Dagsboro passed away at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
He was born March 9, 1943, in Pottstown, Pa., the son of the late Paul E. and Marie E. Detwiler. He and his wife Mary raised seven children. Mary preceded him in death in 2012. He was a great father and grandfather and a devoted husband. He loved the Lord, and had a heart to serve Him.
Jesse was a great supporter, and prayer partner for a lot of people. He held a M.A. degree in theology. He also loved to joke around, and loved being outdoors.
He is survived by his seven children: Laura Bryan of Dagsboro, Pam Root of Pennsylvania, Joseph Levengood of Dagsboro, Edna Santiago of Pennsylvania, and Elisha Nieves of Pennsylvania; a son-in-law: Kevin Bryan of Dagsboro; and sister: Ruth Roher of Millsboro. He leaves a legacy of 12 grandchildren. He was preceded by a brother, Charles Levengood.
A Memorial Service, and Celebration of his Life is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7, at 10:45 a.m., at the Dagsboro Church of God, with Pastor Kim Tephabock officiating. Interment arrangements are private.