David "Jake" Livingston PDF Print E-mail

David Carroll “Jake” Livingston, 82, of Newberry, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his residence.

Born on June 10, 1936, in Pomaria, he was a son of the late Arthur and Bessie Long Livingston. Mr. Livingston was a former member of the S.C. National Guard. He worked for Pepsi, the Newberry Cotton Mill, Shealy Trucking and Livingston Trucking. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church where he was in the Leisure Club, served on the church council and the Evangelism Committee. Mr. Livingston was a Mason. He loved riding his Harley and his final ride to the cemetery will be behind a Harley.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy “Dot” Kyzer Livingston; sons, David A. (Annie) Livingston of Newberry and Kenny (Davida) Livingston of Prosperity; a daughter, Faye (Ed) Fant of Newberry; sisters, Lonnette (Randy) Turner of Newberry, Essie (Bright) Griffin of Pomaria and Jimmy N. Turner of Newberry; brothers, Jimmy (Barbara) Livingston of Prosperity and Marion “Mac” (Angela) Livingston of Newberry; grandchildren, Michael Livingston, Chris Livingston, Josh Kingsmore and James Kingsmore and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Helen Livingston and brothers, Bob Livingston and William Livingston.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, July 30, 2018, at Faith Lutheran Church by the Rev. Al Potter and Rev. Charles Aurand. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 1505 Wilson Road, Newberry, SC 29108 or to MSA Hospice, 180 Commerce Drive, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Keith Rankin, Jimmy Dominick, Bo Fowler, Gary Lee Guy, Aubrey Horne and Alvin Ringer.

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#32 Bobby & PamelaMartin 2018-08-11 09:05
Dear Dorothy and family we are so sorry to learn of your loss. It is so difficult to let go of the ones we love so much. Mr. Jake will be sorely missed but remember he is with our Lord and there is no better place. Love and prayers to all.
Pam and Bobby Martin
#31 AlfredDominick 2018-08-02 07:29
David and family sorry to hear about Jake Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Alfred Dominick
#30 Sadie Boyer 2018-07-30 16:14
Jake is one of Uncle Arthur and Aunt Bessie's sons who were my "brothers" as we grew up. He will be greatly missed. My prayers are with the family and friends as you adjust to this great loss.
#29 Janice Smith 2018-07-30 13:19
I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Janice Smith and Clifton Shealy and families
#28 June B Nichols 2018-07-30 11:48
Miss DOt and family, May God give each of you comfort in knowing Mr Jake is in a better place. My prayers are with all of you. I extend my sincere condolences. June Bates Nichols
#27 theresa halfacre 2018-07-30 11:10
Jake was pure joy with the best sense of humor. We will miss him. I'm so grateful he was part of my life for so many years. Our love and prayers to all.
Ron and Theresa Halfacre
#26 Karen Lindler Smith 2018-07-30 09:04
May God Be With You And Your Family During This Difficult Time! Joey and Karen Lindler Smith
#25 Anna Marie Nicosia 2018-07-30 08:32
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. May God's love and your memories help comfort you in the difficult days ahead.

Marie Nicosia
Anna Marie Nicosia
Joey Nicosia
#24 Mary Sims 2018-07-30 08:15
Ms. Dot, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Jake, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
#23 Rene Neel 2018-07-29 19:44
Ms. Dot, David, Annie, and Family,
Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers today and in the coming days ahead.
The Neel Family
#22 Joan perry 2018-07-29 19:08
My heart and prayers are with you during these hard days and will continue! God will help you and imagine how wonderful Heaven is, and you will be with him when your job is done on earth.
#21 Debbie Shealy 2018-07-29 18:41
Dot and family, we are sorry for your loss. We all loved Jake. We hope that you take comfort in your faith and the knowledge that he no longer suffers. He will surely be missed on this earth however. Love and hugs to all of you.
#20 paul hutchinson 2018-07-29 18:25
David and family I am very sorry about the passing of your father.May GOD comfort all of you.
#19 Gayle metts 2018-07-29 10:49
David, I was so sorry to hear about :Mr Jake passing. I will never forget him sitting in the shop and always smiling at everyone. I don’t know a kinder man than he was. Every time I saw him he always had a smile, no matter how bad he felt. He will be missed by so many. What a legacy he has left you and for family as he truly was one of the best people I have had the pleasure of meeting and I am sure everyone that knew him felt the same. Prayers for peace and comfort in the coming days for you and your family.
#18 Alice &Danny Turner 2018-07-29 09:18
Ms. Dot and Family,
Our sincere sympathy to each of you. Mr.Jake always had such a wonderful smile and friendly greeting when we saw him. He will be missed by many. May the Lord wrap each of you in his loving arms and carry you through the difficult days ahead.
Take strength from the Lord and each other knowing that Mr. Jake is no longer in pain and is resting with the Lord and all who have gone before him, until you meet again.
#17 Susan Satterfield 2018-07-29 07:00
What a special man Heaven has gained! Mr. Jake’s smile made everybody’s day brighter. Going to the station was more than getting a car serviced...it was a chance to visit Mr. Jake and his family. You are all in our hearts and prayers.
Susan, Russell, and Haley Satterfield-Suber
#16 Lynn & Charles Perry 2018-07-29 06:49
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. Mr Jake was a good man and he will be missed by all who knew him.
#15 Anne Ducate 2018-07-28 22:29
Dearest Dot and Family- I am heartbroken that I did not get there to say goodbye. I know Jake is dancing in the sky and singing in the angel choir with my dear John. When my surgery is over - I would like to come see you all. With all my love.
#14 Lynn & Charles Perry 2018-07-28 21:39
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. Mr. Jake was a good man and he will be deeply missed.
#13 Wendy Sease 2018-07-28 20:10
Hate to hear of Mr. Jakes passing. He was such a good man!!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!! Wendy and David Sease and family!
#12 Sandra Long 2018-07-28 19:58
Dot and family. So sorry to hear of Jakes passing. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for all the family.
#11 Dovie Franklin 2018-07-28 17:58
We are so sorry to hear of Mr Jake’s passing, he was such a sweet man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Dave, Dovie and Gunnar Franklin
#10 Frances Berry 2018-07-28 17:16
Rufus and I were so sad to hear of Mr. Jake’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Frances Berry
#9 Sandra Goodman 2018-07-28 17:15
So sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers! May God give you comfort and peace during this time.
Mike & Sandra Bonner Goodman & Family
#8 Laurie Renwick 2018-07-28 15:33
May God’s presence surround you today and in days ahead. Mr. Jake met everyone with a smile and kind words; he will be missed by many. My love and prayers for each of you.
#7 Rose&Chuck 2018-07-28 15:07
We are so sorry to hear about Mr.Jake,no more pain and all well now.Sending prayerz and ask God to be with you all.
#6 Lynn Steele 2018-07-28 14:34
Dot, Faye, David, Kenny, and all of the family, my heart is saddened to hear this news. I love you all and pray God will be with y’all as you pass through this valley. It was truly a pleasure to say I knew Jake Livingston. He will be forever missed. Dot, hang in there girl. Love you dearly.
#5 Donnie & Pam Wilson 2018-07-28 14:22
Dot, and family so sorry for you all's loss. you will be in our prayers. Anything that we can do let us know, Love Pam & Donnie
#4 Sheriff Lee Foster 2018-07-28 14:05
Our family offers our deepest sympathies on your family's loss. What a nice and gentle man that always had a warm smile and a kind word. There is no doubt that he is at eternal rest with our Lord and Savior and we all shall meet again. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia and Jennylee
#3 Tammy Harmon 2018-07-28 13:33
Our dear neighbors, we are so sorry for your loss! Take comfort in knowing Mr Jake is in no more pain and I believe he is smiling down on us all with that great big infectious smile he had each time i saw him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Keith, Tammy, and family
#2 Wes & Helen Griffin 2018-07-28 12:09
Our hearts are with you, And we pray for the Lord’s comfort. “The Lord is near to those with a broken-heart.” Psalm 34:18.
#1 Deb& Derrill Taylor 2018-07-28 11:44
Please accept our sincere condolences. We are very sorry to hear about Jake's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of grief.
Much Love, Debra & Derrill