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RONALD "RON" L. LIVINGSTON

May 7, 1940 ~ November 2, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary


Ronald L. "Ron" Livingston, 81 of rural Neoga, IL passed away at 9:21 am, November 2, 2021 at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon, Illinois.  He was born May 7, 1940 in Hoopeston, Illinois the son of Burt and Ruby (Powers) Livingston.  Ron proudly served In the United States Marines.  He married Joy Hartman June 4, 1967 in Champaign, Illinois.  Mr. Livingston worked and retired from working in the Service and Parts at Blaw-Knox in Mattoon, Illinois.  He  was a member of the Coles County Corvette Club and the Meadowview Golf Course.  Ron loved playing golf and showing his Corvette at car shows where he won several first place trophies and being with family and friends.   
Mr. Livingston leaves his wife of fifty four years, Joy Livingston of Neoga, Illinois; one son, Deven Stephens of Mattoon, Illinois; brothers, Dale Livingston of Hoopeston, Illinois and Ron Holt  of Florida; sisters, Mary Jo Krocker of Illinois, Norma Lewendowski of Florida, Patty Holt of Florida and Rosie Holt of Washington; nephews, Bruce Livingston and family of Ohio and Bryan Livingston and family of Iowa; several other nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joey Krocker; sister, Glenna Carol Krocker and Janet Holt. Memorials may be made to the Children’s Ministries, at Grace United Methodist Church in Neoga, Illinois.
A Celebration of Ron’s life will be held Friday November 5, 2021 at 12:30 PM in the Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home in Neoga, Illinois.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until service time also at the funeral home. Military Services will be conducted by the Neoga American Legion following the services at the funeral home. 
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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Celebration of Life
Friday
November 5, 2021

12:30 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

American Legion Service
Friday
November 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

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