Whitesburg KY

Robert Leverne succumbs at 89

Whitesburg native Robert Leverne, 89, died April 7 in Brookside.

A staff sergent in the last horseback division of the 1st Calvary during World War II, he was a retired industrial engineer from Chevron Oil Co. He was a member of the Middletown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1170 and Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Inez Blair Leverne; a daughter, Sheila Huff and husband Billy Charles; and a grandson, Joshua Blake Williams Huff and wife Stephanie Rae.

Funeral services were held April 11 in Louisville. Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery.

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