Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

George H. Livingston

George H. Livingston, age 89, of Shelby, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at his home.

George was born November 6, 1927 in Dawson, PA, the son of the late Roy and Catherine (McCormach) Livingston. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean Conflict. George had worked as a milk delivery driver for Sealtest Dairy in Shelby, a job that he reminisced of often. He then worked for the “Tuby”, currently ArcelorMittal, for over 20 years from where he retired. George loved being outside gardening and working in his yard and especially delighted in sports, specifically the Cleveland Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers. He enjoyed being with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and spoke of them often.

George is survived by his 2 daughters: Susan Livingston and Mary (Steve) Baldridge both of Shelby; 4 grandchildren: Stephanie (Brian) West, Jennifer (Charlie) Osborne, Jeff (Joni) Baldridge, Jessica Baldridge (Aaron Johnson); 4 great grandchildren: Breann West, Lexi Johnson, Kolt Johnson, Sierra Baldridge; a brother-in-law: James Weil of Minnesota; and a niece: Linda Bezoski. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years: Elinor M. (Weil) Livingston on February 23, 2009; infant son: Matthew James Livingston; infant daughter: Jean Anne Livingston; and 2 brothers: Roy Livingston, Jr. and William Livingston.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 am. Rev. Dianna Barr, Chaplain of OhioHealth Hospice, will officiate and military honors will be conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery and memorial contributions may be made to OhioHealth Hospice.

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  1. Kaye Kempf says:

    So sort to hear of the passing of your loved one. He will be missed by many! I/we have enjoyed many years of have him as neighbors/friends. He was very much a cherished part of our neighborhood family. May he rest in eternal peace! I/we were thankful to have him in our life, he was a kind & loving soul. He will be missed & always have a place in our hearts!

  2. Brenda Ensman says:

    So sorry to hear of George passing. He was a wonderful neighbor to have all these years. We will miss seeing him out working in his yard. Couldn’t ask for a nicer person. I know he is happy now to be with Elinor again! We will miss you!

  3. Dan & Kim Cannon says:

    Sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers and thoughts.

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