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William “Bill” Robert Livingston


William “Bill” Robert Livingston died November 29, 2019 in Wanette, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years 9 months 12 days.

A Wake was held Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wanette. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment followed at the Wanette Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

Bill was born February 17, 1938 in San Bernardino, California to Robert Dean and Florence Elizabeth (Roddick) Livingston. He was raised in California, Texas and Washington state, graduating from school in Coulee Dam, Washington in 1955.

On July 6, 1956, Bill was inducted into the United States Navy, proudly serving until his honorably discharge on June 5, 1958. He continued his education at Washington State University.

On August 31, 1974, he married Bridget Lou Sanders in Las Vegas, Nev. Bill worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator at Fairchild Air Force Base and Air Force Academy, retiring in 2000. They made their home in the Wanette area, six years ago, moving from Jacksonville, Arkansas. Bill enjoyed painting, woodworking, and was of the Catholic faith.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Florence Livingston.

Survivors include his wife, Bridget of the home; daughters, Shayla Christine Alva of Ogden, Utah, and Diana Lynn Johnson and husband, Trav, of Genola, Utah; son, Laren Livingston and wife, Kari, of Highland, Utah; sister, Barbara Livingston of Medical Lake, Wash.; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Tim Sanders and wife, Leann, of Hauser, Idaho, and many other relatives and friends.