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James Russell Livingston (JIm) age 75 of Seminole, FL died on May 19th, 2023 at 10:11 a.m.
James was born on April 21st, 1948 at home in rural Warren County, Indiana to James M.
Livingston and Dorothy Lee Wells Livingston. James was the 3rd of 7 siblings who grew up in
the Church of the Nazarene. James married Donna Ruth (Wickham) Livingston on September
20th, 1969 at Muncie Baptist Church. Together they shared more than 53 years of marriage
together. James received an Associates Degree in Business while being a proud member of
the United States Air Force. James was a very proud Vietnam Veteran and member of
Operation Desert Storm. James served for 25 years as an Imagery Production Technician and
retired as a Master Sergeant. James received many awards and honors throughout his career
with the United States Air Force.
James and his family had the greatest adventures traveling and resided in many places such as
South Carolina, Hawaii, Ohio, Virginia, New Mexico, Germany, and Nebraska. After retirement,
James and Donna moved to Florida where he has lived for the last 22 years.
James enjoyed gardening and swimming with his family growing up, singing his favorite hymns,
jogging, racquetball, fishing with his grandchildren, walking at the beach with his wife, and loving
his two cats, Joy & Jinger. James had a wonderful sense of humor, was a colorful storyteller,
and a lover of all animals. James had an easy way of making people feel like family; he never
met a stranger.
James is survived by his loving wife Donna Ruth (Wickham) Livingston and his three children
Michael (Tara) Livingston, Amber (Chris) Rosenbaum, and Ann (Joseph) Miller. Eight
grandchildren: Isabella (Pat) Gammon, Zander (Reygan) Rosenbaum, Thomas Miller, Zemis
Rosenbaum, Lukas Livingston, Annabelle Livingston, Ronnie Livingston, and Russell Livingston.
Great granddaughter: Penelope Gammon. Extended family members: Gregory and Triston. His
siblings: Gary Livingston and Gail (Charlie) Parnell; as well as three brothers-in-law, many
cousins, nieces, and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents James & Dorothy Livingston
and his sisters: Ruth Maxwell, Sue Maxwell, Naomi Livingston, and Doris Bloomfield.
A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at the Bay Pines National Cemetery on
June 12th, 2023 at 2:30 p.m.

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  • Isadora Timerman says:

    Jim was such a nice man. He always welcomed me at their house. He had so much love for his family. Going to the Livingston’s house was one of the fondest memory I had.

    Much love to Donna, Mike, Amber and Ann and the all the family🤍

  • Cheryl Dolinar says:

    Amber and Family. I never had the pleasure of meeting your Father but I do know he did an amazing job of raising you and family and he will be missed-by all of you❤️. Prayers to you Amber…..

  • Ellen Mattingly says:

    Amber I am so sorry. There are no words that express the loss of a parent. I am praying for you and your family during this time.

  • Terry Guerrero says:

    Donna and family, it breaks my heart to know Jim is no longer with us. He was an amazing man and friend. We have such fond memories. We know his spirit and love will live on forever. You will see Jim in his children and grandchildren, and you will smile and know he still lives on. I love you my Livingston family!

  • Heather Yenney says:

    Jim was so pleasant and friendly. I have fond memories of hanging out with Ann in high school at their house. He always treated you just like one of his own.

    I’m so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you all.

  • Chris Jones says:

    Blessing to James family. He and his wife raised 3 caring children. I have the privilege of knowing 1 of them. May they heal in their journey going forward.

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