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Wayman Leverton

January 22, 1938 — February 11, 2016

Wayman Franklin Leverton Obituary

Wayman Franklin Leverton, age 78, passed away at his residence at Lake Sweetwater on Thursday, February 11, 2016 after a lengthy battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel in Rotan

Wayman was born on January 22, 1938 in Canyon Valley community, near Ralls, Texas to Oscar and Dora Leverton. Wayman's siblings include J.C., Floyd, Helen and Juanita, all of whom survive him. On September 3, 1986, Wayman married Schooler-Samukawa in Merkel, TX. Wayman was a part owner of L&M Tractor in Rotan, Texas. He was also the gin superintendent at both the Farmers Gin and the Rotan Gin Company. He retired from the Rotan Gin in March 2000. Wayman and Schooler lived on the Sweetwater Lake for many wonderful years. Wayman was a selfless man who enjoyed helping all of his family, friends and neighbors whether it be with construction projects, mowing yards, or just giving helpful "how to" advice.

Wayman was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Dora Leverton, and two infant daughters, Laura and Lynn.

Survivors include his wife, Schooler-Samukawa of Lake Sweetwater, his children, April S. Ewing of Abilene, TX, Sonya Dunn and husband Billy, of Tyler, TX, Darrin Leverton and wife Sharron, of Colorado City, TX. He is also survived by grandchildren, Eric Brann, serving abroad in the US Navy, Mindi Dunn of McKinney, Tx, Haley Stanley and husband Landon of Tyler, Tx, Kirk Leverton of Colorado City, Tx, Alyssa Leverton of Tyler, Tx. Wayman had 2 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.


Celebration of Life

Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel
111 N. McKinley
Rotan, TX  79564
Saturday, February 13, 2016
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