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Levone Ray Madden Jr.

September 4, 1974 — September 16, 2023

Levone Ray Madden Jr.


Levone Ray Madden, Jr, 49, of Lubbock, TX passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023,at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX.

He was born on September 4, 1974, to Levone Maden and Pearline West at Liberal, KS

Levone received his education both in Liberal, KS [Liberal High School] and Lubbock, TX [Monterey High School]. During his formative years, he was a star athlete in football, basketball, wrestling, and participated in theatre. After graduating high school, he studied briefly at Garden City Community College before transferring to Pittsburg State University where he continued his football pursuits.  Levone had a love for dogs and owned many growing up. You could always catch him adorned in his favorite 2 things: the color red and a Cadillac. He loved and cherished his family, especially his grandkids, Messiah and Aubrey. At the time of his passing, he was employed by Red River Commodities as a dedicated Lead Mill Operator and a Floor Lead Supervisor. He was also a member of Greater St. James Baptist Church.

He is survived by his father, Levone Maden Sr. (Patricia) of Lubbock, TX; mother, Pearline West of Tulsa, OK; 2 daughters, Shevonna Hayman of Riverdale, GA and Alexis Jones of Lenexa, KS; 5 sisters, Michelle Butler of Tulsa, OK, Trina Hicks of Houston, TX, Shetavya Hightower, Octavya Hightower, and Kay Shelby-Willard of Lubbock, TX; two grandchildren Aubrey Jones and Messiah Conley of Riverdale, GA; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Levone was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Brack and Pearlie Mae West; paternal grandparents Levi and Naomi Maden, brother Kent West; two maternal aunts Kathleen West and Ollie Bell West; one paternal uncle Joe Carl Maden.


Family Viewing will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, October 6, 2023, at Miller Mortuary, Liberal, KS


Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023, 10:00am at First Southern
Baptist Church, Liberal, KS. Burial will follow at Restlawn Cemetery.



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Friday, October 6, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 7, 2023

10:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

First Southern Baptist Church

621 North Western Avenue, Liberal, KS 67901

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