Richard Nathan Levin

by | Dec 24, 2018 | Obituaries

Portsmouth —Richard Nathan Levin, 75, of Portsmouth, Va., died peacefully Saturday, December 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born May 6, 1943 in Norfolk, Va., the son of the late David R. and Rachel S. Levin. Richard was predeceased by his son Jay Daniel Levin. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Judi L. Levin; son John David Levin (wife Ellen); grandchildren Nathan P. and William T. Levin; sister Linda Marcus (husband Charles); brother-in-law David J. Lewis (wife JoAnn); and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins.

Richard graduated from the University of Richmond and the T. C. Williams School of Law. He began the practice of law with his father in 1968. He later established his own firm, where he practiced until his death. His son John joined the firm upon graduation from law school, at which point it became Levin & Levin, P.C. Throughout his career, Richard was a dedicated attorney and was appointed a substitute judge by the Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth.

Beyond the practice of law, Richard found the most pleasure spending time with his two grandsons, Nate and Will; relaxing on the beach with friends; and playing golf, when he was winning.

A graveside service was held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery, Portsmouth. Memorial donations may be made to Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, 5000 Corporate Woods Dr., Ste. 400, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, or to the American Cancer Society, Condolences may be registered at