Paul “Bud” Levie
Prescott, A/formerly of Sevier
Paul Dwayne “Bud” Levie, 95, peacefully passed away on August 25, 2021 at his home in Sun City, AZ with his family at his side. He was born February 3, 1926 to Joseph Paul and Dora Waters Levie in Sevier, Utah.
He was predeceased by his sisters: Geraldine Goold and Dorothy Nielson; his brother, Allen Levie; his son, Darwin Dewey Levie; and his grandson Remmington Levie.
Paul is survived by his loving wife Violet Rae Dewey Levie and children: Danny Levie, Shauna Duke (Jon), Michele Morris (James), Tonya Childers (Darel), Dewey Levie (Maribel), and Jamie Manrique. Paul was a dearly loved grandfather and great-grandfather who leaves behind 26 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
After serving in the Army Air-corp, Paul met his sweetheart while they both attended Brigham Young University. They married on July 20, 1951 in the Manti Temple. Paul received his Law degree from University of Utah in 1954. Paul and Rae moved their young family to Phoenix, AZ in 1956.
Upon arriving in Phoenix, Paul’s first job was as a trust officer with a land and title company. He then served as Chief Civil Deputy for Maricopa County. Much of his work revolved around zoning litigation and he was soon hired by a major banking, zoning, and litigation firm. It was from these experiences that he gained a keen interest in real estate. Paul was a member of the Arizona State Bar Association for over 60 years.
In 1983 Paul and Rae moved to Prescott, AZ where Paul Developed real estate and he and Rae developed a love for Granite Mountain where they enjoyed a gorgeous view of the valley and mountains.
Paul had a strong testimony of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the years, he held many callings in his wards and stakes. As a young man, Paul served a mission for the Church in Holland and in 1991, Paul and Rae served a mission together in Suriname, South America where Dutch is spoken.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the LDS Ward building located at 1101 Sandretto Drive, Prescott, AZ 86305; where friends may call for viewing at 10 a.m. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021 in the Joseph City Cemetery, 132 S 250 W, Joseph, UT 84739.
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