Obituary — Larry Lee Levi Jr. |

Obituary — Larry Lee Levi Jr.


Larry Lee Levi Jr. of Gardnerville, NV, died May 13, 2002, when the plane he was piloting crashed near Yosemite. He would have turned 46 on May 18.

Born in Turtle Lake, ND., his family moved to Pittsburg when he was 5-years old. Larry grew up and worked in Contra Costa County. He graduated from Monte Vista High School in Danville in 1974. He owned Walnut Creek Auto Repair for several years until he found the love of flying. He moved to South Lake Tahoe and became the owner of Emerald Bay Aviation, where he taught others of his newly found love. He recently went to work for R.P. Weddell & Son Co., of Carson City, NV as their pilot. Besides flying, he loved spending time with his daughter and eating at the “Mecca.”

Larry is survived by his daughter, Victoria, 13 of Gardnerville, NV., His special love, Sabrina Odsgaard. His parents, Larry and Bonnie Levi of Pittsburg; Brother Jody Levi and his wife Lisa of Pittsburg; Sisters Tammy Levi and fiance Scott Englebright of Antioch, Karla Patterson and her husband Hugh of Oakley, and Lisa Levi of Pittsburg. His nieces, Nicole and Kathryn and nephews Jonathan and Hugh.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his sister, Lori Levi.

A celebration of his life was held May 18, 2002 in the hanger of the Carson City Airport, Carson City, NV.

Larry left this life doing what he loved best, flying. He’s still flying, this time with his own wings.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User