John Alan Levick

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John Alan Levick

  • Birth 3 Oct 1935 England
  • Death 16 Feb 2011 California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
  • Memorial ID 66142787

"John Alan Levick passed away peacefully on Feb. 16, 2011 at home with his loving wife Mary. Alan was born in Liverpool, England, on Oct. 3, 1935 to John Henry and Doris Levick. He was the youngest of four children. Alan was drafted into the British Army as a paratrooper and served from 1953 to 1955 and he was based at Trieste, Italy. He also served in the British Merchant Navy. Alan married Eileen Collins and they immigrated to California in 1960. He became a machinist after his military service and went on to work at the M & N Machine Shop in the Valley doing projects for Lockheed and Disney until his retirement in 1992. Alan met Mary Jo Nelson at Channel Islands Harbor boat docks in 1986 where they both enjoyed sailing. In 1987 Alan moved to Oxnard to be close to Mary and his favorite place, the ocean. Mary and Alan were married in June 1988. They settled at Oxnard Shores and had a long and happy marriage. Alan is preceded in death by his parents, John and Doris Levick; his sister, Norma; his first wife, Eileen; his mother-in-law, Patricia Herro; and sister-in-law, Linda England. He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Allison (Mark) Grimes, of Redwood City; son, Stuart Levick, of Oxnard; grandchildren, Bryan and Patricia Grimes; sister, Vera (Les) Hulme, of Grants Pass, Ore.; sister, Barbara (Gordon) Hill, of Liverpool, England; numerous nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Nancy Stancer; David and Stephen Collins, of South Africa. Alan was a devoted and cherished husband, a much loved father, "Baby Brother," lovable grandfather, special uncle and respected friend. He had many friends who meant a lot to him and who gave him much joy. Alan was a "true English gentleman" with a great sense of humor and perspective on life. He loved spending time with family and friends, his Liverpool soccer team, football, movies, reading, doing crossword puzzles, and living near the ocean.
A private family gathering to sprinkle his ashes at sea will be held on Saturday, March 5. A celebration of Alan's life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 at The Shores Restaurant in Oxnard. "

(From the Ventura Star, February 2011)


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  • Created by: MockingbirdTales
  • Added: 25 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66142787
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Alan Levick (3 Oct 1935–16 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66142787, ; Maintained by MockingbirdTales (contributor 46817308) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.