Conrad B. “Con” (UNC) Livingston Jr., 86, of Milford, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.
He was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Fruitland, Md., the son of the late Conrad B., Sr. and Dorothy (Smith) Livingston.
He was a graduate of Wicomico High School in Salisbury, Md. and Goldey Business College in Wilmington.
He was a petty officer and radioman 3/C in the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving on the USS, SC1310, USS Rodman and the DMS 21.
He was a member of the Avenue U.M. Church, VFW, and the 501 Club. He was an avid reader, interested in naval history, and a fan of NASCAR, the Orioles, the Ravens and the Shorebirds.
He worked in the trucking industry for 40 years, as terminal manager for Victor Lynn Lines, Preston Trucking, Burris Food Distributors and retired in 1991 as general manager of TRP, Inc., coordinating hauling under contract for Acme Markets serving the Eastern Shore of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. After retirement, he worked at D&J Recycling.
He is survived by his wife, S. Jean (Messick) Livingston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Luanne and L.T. Holland of Ellendale and Barbie and Park McDaniel of Lewes; sister Jean Dykes of Salisbury; sister-in-law and her husband, Mae and Pat Madonna of Palmetto, Fla.; grandchildren Kevin Flaherty and wife Catherine, Kelly Riley and husband Mike, and Brittany Sheldon and her finance’ Bruce Benton; stepgrandchildren Cheryl Keffer and husband Jamie and Bradley McDaniel; great-grandchildren Jordan Flaherty, Christina Flaherty, Emma Riley, Declan Riley and Drake Benton; one stepgreat-grandson, Henry Park Keffer; four nephews; one niece; and the boys of the 501 Club.
A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, in the chapel of Berry-Short Funeral Home, 119 NW Front St., Milford, where friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Burial will be private.
Flowers accepted or contributions may be made to: Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.