Calvin A. Leveritt

February 19, 1936November 30, 2018
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Calvin A Leveritt, 82, of El Dorado, AR; passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on February 19, 1936 in Smackover, AR; he was the son of Thomas R. Leveritt and Vallie Owens Leveritt. Calvin served our country and community as a soldier and peace officer. He served in the Army for two tours in Korea during the war. Calvin was also stationed in Japan where meet the love of his life Taiko. After returning from the military; Calvin began a life-long career in law enforcement starting as a patrolman and retiring as Assistant Chief and Chief of Detectives for the El Dorado Police Department. Calvin also was briefly a Union County Sheriff’s Deputy before moving to the Union County Municipal Court where he retired as Court Administrator and Probation. He was also a member of the El Dorado Civil Service Commission and was a lifetime member and board member of the Arkansas Municipal Police Association. The best parts of Calvin’s life were with his family especially his grandchildren at their various functions.

Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Alfred Lee Leveritt and Robert Leveritt, a daughter Lee Ann Leveritt, sons David Paul Leveritt and Douglas Gifford Leveritt and a daughter in law Cathie Davis Leveritt .

Survivors are his wife of 62 years Taiko Kasai Leveritt; sons John Leveritt and Michael Leveritt (Nicole) ; brother Harold Leveritt (Rosemary) of W. Monroe, LA; grandchildren Jennifer Goocher (Paul), Drake Leveritt, Lacie Leveritt, Dakota Williams; great grandchildren Hunter Goocher, Karli Goocher, Jackson Goocher, and Chloe Goocher.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 4th at Young’s.

Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Young’s Chapel with Rev. Sterling Claypool officiating. Burial will follow at Smackover Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

Memorials may be made to Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730 or Union County First Responders Foundation 101 N Jefferson, Suite 1, El Dorado, AR. 71730.


  • Bill Hickman
  • Neal Greer
  • Ricky Roberts
  • Carl Blake
  • Mike McGough
  • Billy White


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Interment Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Calvin A. Leveritt

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Randy & Barbara Baker

December 8, 2018

Our thoughts & prayers go out to you and your family, Taiko. Calvin was such a blessing to our family. His attentiveness to our mother, Irene was so appreciated. He was always looking out for her needs until she passed away. May God give you all sweet memories and peace at this difficult time. -Randy & Barbara Baker (Michigan)

Joe Templeton

December 5, 2018

we have lost a great man and Southsider.

Steve Leverette

December 5, 2018

I was very saddened to hear of Calvin’s passing. For the family my sincere condolences. You are all in my prayers asking for God’s comfort and healing.

Cheryl Burns Hughes

December 3, 2018

Dear Taiko,
My thoughts, prayers and condolences are with you and the boys and their families during this time. I wish I could be there for you too! I think of you quite often and will continue on doing so. Love, Cheryl

Ron Nethercutt

December 3, 2018

My personal thoughts and remembrances to all the family. As a 1954 graduate of El Dorado High, each of my fellow graduates are treasured. I appreciated reading of the growth of Calvin and the contributions he made to society will long be continued and remembered.

Tracye Howse-Summerville

December 3, 2018

Miss Taiko, I am so sorry to hear of Mr Calvin's passing. He was such a sweet man. I think of you often and how much time you spent with us kids in school with Doug. You helped create sweet memories.


December 3, 2018

Our sincere condolences to the family.
Keith Jackson, Agency - Allstate & Staff

henry kinslow

December 3, 2018

I got to know you after I became city attorney in 1983, and throughout the decades was impressed by your dedication to service and the rule of law. Enjoy your eternal reward.

Holly Bauman

December 2, 2018

Our deepest sympathies, so very sorry for your loss.
Rick and Holly Bauman

Judy Fife

December 2, 2018

I worked with Calvin at the Union County Sheriff's Office. Such a nice guy and always a gentleman. I am so sorry for your lost.