Mr. Jimmy “Jap” Leviner, Jr., 78, died on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at his home. Born December 29, 1942, in Marlboro County, SC, he was a son of the late Jimmy Leviner, Sr. and the late Lucy Mae Rainwater Leviner. Jap worked as a welder and pipe fitter in the construction industry for many years. He liked watching NASCAR Racing and Clemson Football and he loved cutting grass and also loved his tractors and lawnmowers. He enjoyed riding in, “Big Red”, his 1967 Ford, wearing his cowboy hat proudly. Jap also loved music, especially country music. Jap was a kind man and loved Christmas time especially wearing his Red Christmas Hat. He enjoyed dancing as well as drinking a cold Keystone Light. He also loved his wife dearly, often bringing her in fresh cut flowers from their yard for her to enjoy.
Along with his parents, listed above, Jap was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ray “Bill” Leviner; and a sister, Mildred Leviner Jackson.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of many years, Barbara Creech Leviner of the home; daughters, Sherry Leviner Webster and husband, Scotty of Cheraw, SC and Sheila Leviner Funderburk and husband, Wyatt of Cheraw, SC; a sister, Faye Leviner Perdue of Wallace, SC; and granddaughters, Catherine Wall Funderburk and Savannah Sims Funderburk.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Kiser Funeral Home in Cheraw, SC. Burial will follow at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Kiser Funeral Home in Cheraw, SC.
Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, C/O Barbara Leviner, 3624 Rocky Ridge Road, Wallace, SC 29596; or to the Pilot Club of Bennettsville, C/O Barbara Leviner, 3624 Rocky Ridge Road, Wallace, SC 29596.
Online condolences may be made at www.kiserfuneralhome.com.