JERRY LIVINGSTON, 60, of Arcola, IL passed away at 7:15 P.M. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. in Arcola, IL. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Edwards Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday from 12:00 P.M. (Noon) to 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Jerry was born on August 5, 1956 in Mattoon, IL. He was a son of Gerald and Rushie (Clark) Livingston. He married Jodi Rippey on October 12, 1974 in Arcola, IL.
He is survived by his wife: Jodi Livingston of Arcola, IL; three sons: Toby Livingston and his wife Martha of Tuscola, IL, Joshua Livingston of Arcola, IL and Dustin Livingston of Evansville, IN; one brother: Wayne Livingston and his fiancé Elaine of Danville, IL; two aunts: Carolyn Knight of Newburg, IN and Linda Sears and her husband Time of Worthington, IN; father and mother-in-law: Paul and Shirley Rippey of Arcola, IL, one sister-in-law: Lisa Stewart and her husband Tom of Mattoon, IL; one brother-in-law: Scott Rippey of Arcola, IL and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Tobias Livingston.
Jerry has been employed at C.H.I. in Arthur, IL for the past several years.
Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting his guns and traveling. When Toby and Martha moved to the country Jerry got two tractors a couple of cows and some guineas, all that to say he really loved spending time in the country. What he enjoyed most of all was being with his family.
Memorials may be made to the Brain Cancer Research Foundation.