Douglas S. Levy, age 69, of Sheffield Ma. passed away at home on February 17, 2018. He was born on March 23, 1948 to Edith and Donald Levy of Washington Heights, NY. He grew up in Hicksville Long Island where he graduated from Hicksville High School. He attended Bradley University in Southern Illinois where he received his BS in History. After college he married Jennifer Simms and moved to Manhattan where he worked for several years at Simplicity Patterns. His love for antiques began when they opened a shop on second ave in the Gramercy area. It was after they divorced that he decided to take the antique business to the Berkshires. He opened Douglas Antiques on Main st in Great Barrington . He soon expanded and moved the shop to the barn behind the Weathervane Inn now the Egremont Village Inn in South Egremont. He was known for his turn of the century oak furniture and beautiful quilts.
In his spare time he coached little league baseball in Great Barrington. His love for movies, music, sports, history and antiques was well known to everyone he encountered in town.
He leaves behind his son Jonathan Levy of Chicago IL, a sister Lois Calame of Merrick Long Island and many nieces & nephews that loved him very much.
In Keeping with Doug’s wishes there are no funeral services. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com