Ronald “Ronnie” L. Levy

by | May 27, 2020 | Obituaries

NORFOLK—On Friday, May 15, 2020, Ronald “Ronnie” L. Levy, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 79.

Ronnie was born in Norfolk, Va. to Max and Goldie (Peltz) Levy. A graduate of Newport News High School, he was a member of “Granby High School’s lost class of ‘59.” After attending Norfolk Division of William and Mary, he graduated from Weaver Airlines School in Kansas City, Missouri. On July 4, 1965, he married Paula Faye Krukin. They raised two sons, Mark and Jason.

Ronnie loved airplanes and flying the ‘friendly skies.’ Enjoying 40 years with United Airlines, he received many awards and commendations for exceptional service throughout his career. The only passion Ronnie enjoyed more than airplanes was his love for family, friends, and his 4-legged creatures. Known to everyone for his kind and gentle soul, Ronnie showed warmth and compassion to everyone and everything he encountered. Ronnie always lit up a room with his smile and a laughter that made those around him feel lucky to be with him.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Max and his mother, Goldie. He is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Paula; his children, Mark, Frank, Jason, and Erin; his granddaughter Logan; his brother, Marshall; and sister-in-law, Sandi; his sister, Brenda and brother-in-law Larry; his sister-in-law, Gail and brother-in-law Seymour; as well as eight nieces and nephews and nine great-nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service was conducted at the Hebrew Cemetery on Kecoughtan Road in Hampton, Va. Donations may be sent to Temple Emanuel at 424 25th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 or a charity of your choice. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be sent to the family through