Paul Livingston Obituary, Death – Paul Livingston, who had lived in Raeford, North Carolina for the majority of his life, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at the age of 96, in the solace and privacy of his own home. Mr. Livingston was born in Hoke County on June 27, 1916. His parents, Hector A. Livingston and Katie McBryde Livingston, both passed away before his birth. Both of his parents had already passed away before he was born.
Elizabeth Davis Livingston, who had been his wife for a significant amount of time and had preceded him in death, had passed away. At various points in time, he was recognized as a member of the Raeford Masonic Lodge #306 and the Raeford United Methodist Church. Currently, he is recognized as a member of both organizations. In the organization, he has served as the former master, secretary, Chaplain, and coach at various points in time. In addition to that, Paul previously held the presidency of the Mecca Shrine Club when it was still active. Throughout the course of his life,
Mr. Livingston worked in a number of different professions, including farming, working for The Dundarrch Trading Company, serving in the United States Postal Service, working for Burlington Industries, and working in the civil service at Fort Bragg. In addition to being the grandson of a Confederate warrior himself, he served as a life member of the Hoke McLauchlin Chapter of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans and held that position for many years.
During World War II, Mr. Livingston served with honor in what was then called the Lumber Bridge National Guard. He was awarded several medals for his service. He was awarded numerous medals and decorations for his service, including the World War II Victory Medal, the Purple Heart, the American Defense Service Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one bronze service star, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one bronze service star.
Paul was a fantastic person to have as a friend as well as to have as a spouse, father, and grandfather. Additionally, he devoted his time and energy to his family. He was there for everybody and everyone who needed him as a support system. Not for notoriety, respect, prizes, or acclaim, but rather out of a selfless desire to be of service to others and fulfill the mission of the organization. He is survived by his two sons, Paul M. Livingston and Charles H. Livingston, both of Wake Forest; his two daughters, Faye L. Lippard and Ann L. Dubroff, both of Jackson, New Jersey; and his five grandchildren, Kevin Lippard (and his wife, Carrie), Amy Anders, Allison Sorce (and her husband, James), and Katie Watkins.