Leverett Steeves of Riverview passed away on September 12, 2020 at the Veterans' Health Centre. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Clara (Keith) Steeves. Leverett was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force and veteran of WWII. He retired from CN as Car Load Manager at the Moncton Hump Yard following a 40-year career. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church and former member and past Master of Coverdale Lodge #52 F&AM.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Winifred (Sherwood); sons Ron (Judy) of Fredericton and Brian (Martha) of Riverview, daughter-in-law Phyllis Steeves Barton; grandchildren: Colin, Lynden (Krista), Dr. Tanya (Bradley) Wood, Kirk (Christine) and Bruce (Carol); great-grandchildren: Alex, Kait, Brendan, Trinten, Breanna, Olivia, Jaden and Jaxson; great-great-grandchildren: Addisyn and Declan; as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Leverett was predeceased by a granddaughter Melanie; brothers Francis, Chester, Hubert, Austin and Vincent; and sisters Mildred, Marguerite and Paula.
The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (869-2007) on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm (for seniors 65 and over) and 5:30pm to 7:00pm (for the general public). A private funeral service will take place the following day. Donations can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.