Levi Thomas Tambling Dempsey, Jr.
, son of the late Levi Thomas Tambling Dempsey, Sr. and Ethel Mae (Alston) was born on May 5, 1946. He transitioned on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. He was born in Nash County, North Carolina. He attended Anacostia High School and Fayetteville State University.
Levi’s career as an Occupational Therapist Assistant included: St. Elizabeth Hospital, DC General Hospital and Washington Home, Aegis and Unique Corporation. He was a member of the District of Columbia Licensed Occupational Therapy Association. His community also recognized him for his years as a Community Service leader.
He was an inventor of equipment that assisted disabled patients and was issued three American patents.
Levi is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Ethel (Newsome); two daughters, LaChelle (Jerome) Dempsey-Reed and Kim Dempsey; grandchildren, Nicole (Julian) Dempsey-Pittman, Cierra Reed and Aaron Reed, great-granddaughter Ash’le Dempsey. He is loved beyond measure by his family and friends and will be missed beyond belief.
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