Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

October 18, 2012

Charles E. Levis, Jr., 86

Belmont — Charles E. Levis Jr. of Belmont passed away on October 4. He was the beloved husband of Elaine (McKenney) Levis for 61 years; loving father of Donald Levis and his wife Tobi of Andover, Kenneth Levis of Andover and Linda Levis Ladd of Lynnfield; grandfather of Keri Beth McDevitt, Kristina Levis, Gregory Levis, Laura Levis, Sandra Levis, Jessica Ladd, Emily Ladd and Becky Ladd; great-grandfather of Jacob McDevitt; brother of Bruce N. Levis and his wife Judith of Sanbornville, N.H. and J. Lucille Dixon of Sudbury.

Dr. Levis was a lifelong resident of Belmont, attended Belmont High School, Dartmouth College and MA College of Optometry. He had a private optometry practice in Boston for 45 years. He was a member of Boston Rotary, the American Optometric Association, a Belmont Investment Club, and was a Belmont Town Meeting member. He was also an active member of Payson Park Church for many years. Late U.S. Army Air Corp Veteran World War II.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont on October 27 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited.

Donations may be made to Payson Park Church. On line guest book at