Thomas E. ‘Sonny’ Livingston age 81 of Wapakoneta Surrounded by his loving family went home to be with the Lord at 6:45 a.m., Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at his residence. He was born Jan. 11, 1941 in Columbus, MS to the late James E. and Ozelle (Deason) Livingston. He married Linda S. Hardesty Jan. 12, 1963 and she survives in Wapak.
Sonny had been a machinist for Lima Register/MILCOR for 46 years. He enjoyed gardening and sharing his harvest with his family and friends. He was a Bengals fan and loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. He was a member of Holden Missionary Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include daughters: Pam (Jeff) Howard of Spencerville, Kim (Tom) Schrader of Elida; 8 grandchildren: Amanda (Tad), Cliff (Allison), Angel, Tommy, Dallas (Faith), Devin (Whitnee), Alan (Kenzie) and McKenzie; 8 great grandchildren and 2 on the way and siblings: Harold (Minnie) Livingston, Grace (Hiram) Chain, Paul Henry Livingston and Joyce Taylor all of Steens, MS.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Pamela.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday at the funeral home with his brother-in-law Jack Hardesty officiating. Burial will be in Allentown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family and online condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com. The family would like to thank the Hospice of Miami County for all their wonderful care.