RURAL LAMAR-Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Daniel Funeral Home for George Omar Livingston, 77, rural Lamar, who died early Friday morning, May 24, 2013, at his home. Burial, with full military honors, will be held at 1 p.m., in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Springfield.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Group of the Ozarks, or a charity of the donor’s choice, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at www.danielfuneralhome.net.
Survivors include his wife, Loie Livingston, of the home; three sisters, Euleta Griffith, Carthage, Louise Bandy and husband Raymond, Seneca, and LaVeta Adamoli, Littleton, Colo.; 10 nieces and nine nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Livingston and Charles Livingston, and a nephew, Roger Livingston.
Mr. Livingston was born Dec. 10, 1935, at Neosho, to James and Helen (Lyons) Livingston. He was a 1953 graduate of Willow Springs High School and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He lived in Alaska for seven years, working for the Distant Early Warning Line during the cold war. After getting married he made his home east of Lamar where he was a cattle farmer. He was a member of the American Legion and served on the Newport Township Road District Board for several years.
He married Loie Kay Sumner on July 16, 1967, at Topeka, Kan.