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James A. Livingston, Sr., 88 of Trenton departed this life on Monday, July 15, 2013 at home with his devoted family by his side.
Born in Goldsboro, NC, Mr. Livingston was educated in the Poplar Elementary and Poplar High School in Wampee, SC and graduated from Whitmore High School in Conway, SC. He was also a graduate of South Carolina State College. He served in the
for three years and was honorably discharged.
He retired from Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Hamilton and the Trenton Times newspaper. He was a faithful member of St. Paul AME Zion Worship Center of Ewing where he served as a steward and a Class Leader. He was a member of Blue House, Woodlin Lodge #30; Ophir Consistory #48; Khufu Temple #120 where he served as Past Imperial Deputy and Captain of the Mounted Patrol.
Predeceased by his wife, Laurcella Hayes Livingston, his parents, William and Carrie Livingston, grandparents, Morgan and Mary Ellen Livingston, surviving are a special granddaughter and devoted caregiver; Symira Livingston Turner (James); devoted daughters; Laura L. Colvin; Brenda Livingston Buchanan; and Harriett Livingston; two sons; Maurice Whitfield (Nicole); and James A. Livingston, Jr. (Kim); daughter-in-law; Jacqueline Hall Livingston; a devoted companion; Emily Walker; a sister-in-law; Angelet Allen; a godson; Terrance Laster; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including his St. Paul Family, Edward Bradley, Lawrence "Red" Brown, Robert Brooks, Henry "Hank" Bowers, William Hollis, Howard Williams and Willie Francis.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul AME Zion Church 1130 Lower Ferry Road Ewing, NJ. Entombment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Calling hours will be Saturday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel, Trenton.
Published in The Trentonian on July 18, 2013
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