OBITUARY

Stanley Ray Levy

February 9, 1941May 14, 2019

Beloved husband and father, Stanley Ray Levy, passed away peacefully at his home in the company of his family Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Stan was born February 9, 1941 and was raised on a dairy farm on Florence Road in Killeen. He was an icon in the community and was deeply loved and greatly respected by all who knew him. He touched the lives of thousands of kids, having served for over 35 years as a teacher in the Killeen Independent School District and as a football, baseball, and basketball coach for dozens of teams. Stan loved fishing, gardening, watching sports, spending time with friends and family, and also served as a Deacon in the First Presbyterian Church. Stan graduated from Killeen High School in 1959 where he excelled on the basketball court and baseball diamond. He also played baseball and basketball for the Tarleton State College Plowboys with the baseball team achieving runner-up in the 1960 Junior College Baseball World Series. Stan is preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Curtis Levy and Lucy Lee Hill Levy; sisters Nancy Levy and Geraldine Conder; infant son Robert Brian Levy; nephew Kurt Smith; brother-in-law Stephen Guffey. He is survived by his wife of 56 years and the love of his life, Patricia Jane Guffey Levy; daughters Cindy Jane Levy Selph (Dan) and Karen Elizabeth Levy Kline (Walt); son Ray Brooks Levy; granddaughters Sarah Selph, Rebecca Selph Rowell (Patrick), Elizabeth Kline, Catherine Kline, Willow Levy, Eirwyn Levy; grandsons Robert Selph and Benjamin Selph; sister Frances Levy Rogers and nephew Mike Conder. A celebration of life will take place at the First United Methodist Church Killeen, 3501 East Elms Road in Killeen, on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. Reception following, FUMC Killeen fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to First United Methodist Church Killeen and/or the Killeen ISD Education Foundation.

  • FAMILY

  • Patricia Jane Levy, Wife
  • Cindy Jane Selph, Daughter
  • Dan Selph, Son-in-law
  • Karen Elizabeth Kline, Daughter
  • Walt Kline, Son-in-law
  • Ray Brooks Levy, Son
  • Sarah Selph, Granddaughter
  • Rebecca Rowell, Granddaughter
  • Patrick Rowell, Grandson-in-law
  • Elizabeth Kline, Granddaughter
  • Catherine Kline, Granddaughter
  • Willow Levy, Granddaughter
  • Eirwyn Levy, Granddaughter
  • Robert Selph, Grandson
  • Benjamin Selph, Grandson
  • Frances Levy Rogers, Sister
  • Mike Conder, Nephew

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, May 18, 2019

Memories

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Sam Wink

May 18, 2019

RIP my old friend! You were one of the best people I have ever known! - SAM WINK

Steve Hoshaw

May 17, 2019

Mr. Levy was a man I looked up too. He was my elementary p. E. teacher at sugar loaf elementary. He was also my driving instructor for drivers ed course at c. T. C. Man a great loss for this world indeed. Lots of fond memories.

Anna Leiato

May 16, 2019

Mr. Levy coached my brother Chris, and I played basketball with Cindy, remember always seeing his wife and him at our games supporting us. In the last couple of years I would run into him at H-E-B and he would walk up to me and always ask about my brother . My deepest condolences to the Levy family. Very humble and caring man.

Caroline & Mac McCasland

May 16, 2019

I’m so sad to hear of the passing of Mr. Levy. He was the boys P.E. teacher at Sugar Loaf elementary school when I was a kid, and I then had the pleasure of working with him when I was a substitute teacher and saw him many times here and there in Killeen. Just one of those people you feel like you’ve always known. Prayers and condolences for his family...Rest In Peace coach, you’ll be missed. 🙏🏻😢

Nick Frate

May 16, 2019

Only knew Mr. Levy from H. E. B when he would come in to shop always greeted me with a smile and a hand shake very nice man I will miss seeing him at the store

Lonny Dill

May 16, 2019

Stan, was a great neighbor always their with a warm good morning neighbor, with a big smile and a wave, we will miss you Stan

Lenny Ramos

May 15, 2019

God Bless you Coach Levy. You were an inspiration and role model to me and countless other kids in our neighborhood growing up. Your memories and advice you gave us remains firmly rooted in Christ to this day!

Dave Yonkey

May 15, 2019

Since we moved in right next door, it was obvious that Stan would be the first person we would meet and get to know when we moved here in 1994. He was always quick with a “Hello, Brother Dave” and his patented smile whenever he would see me out and about. I will miss his smile and wit, and, while the Earth has lost a special person, Heaven has gained an even more special Angel. Shine bright, Stan, and I look forward to the day I here you welcome me up there with a “Hello, Brother Dave!”

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY