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Arnold Milton Levinson

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Arnold Milton Levinson, born November 21, 1927 in Charleston, S.C., passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014.  He was the son of the late Charles and Libby Levinson.  Arnold attended Barnwell public schools, the Citadel and the University of South Carolina.  He left the Citadel to serve in the U.S. Army as a medic stationed in Korea.  Arnold returned to the University of South Carolina where he met the love of his life, Faye, whom he was married to for 64 years.      Arnold was the founder of Brittons clothing store which was established in 1949 and was a pioneer of the fashion industry in S.C.  He was active in the business until the time of...


Arnold Milton Levinson, born November 21, 1927 in Charleston, S.C., passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014.  He was the son of the late Charles and Libby Levinson.  Arnold attended Barnwell public schools, the Citadel and the University of South Carolina.  He left the Citadel to serve in the U.S. Army as a medic stationed in Korea.  Arnold returned to the University of South Carolina where he met the love of his life, Faye, whom he was married to for 64 years.



     Arnold was the founder of Brittons clothing store which was established in 1949 and was a pioneer of the fashion industry in S.C.  He was active in the business until the time of his death and his legacy lives on as the store continues to thrive today.



     He was a member of Beth Shalom Synagogue. A man of many interests, he was a Life Master and member of the Columbia Bridge Club, an avid Gamecock fan and a lifelong lover of dogs.  He had a zest for life which will forever be remembered by his family and friends.



     Surviving are his beloved wife, Faye Lomansky Levinson; children, Stephanie Levinson (Jake Bialos) of New York City, Lucky Levinson (Lisa) of Columbia, Susan Levinson Angert of Jupiter, Fla., Stacy Levinson (Perry Lancaster) of Columbia;  grandchildren, Charles, Carly, Chase, Alex and Emily.  He is also survived by his sister, Margi Levinson Goldstein (late Julius) of Charlotte, N.C.



     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Beth Shalom Synagogue, 5827 North Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206, Columbia Bridge Club, 77 Brighton Hill Road, Columbia, SC 29223 or a charity of one’s choice. 



     Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Beth Shalom Synagogue, with burial to follow in Hebrew Benevolent Burial Society, 720 Blanding Street.   Shiva services will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at the home of Faye and Arnold Levinson.   The family will receive friends immediately following Shiva each evening.  Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.



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