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Charles W. Livingston, 90, Of Greenwich, WWII Veteran

Charles W. Livingston
Charles W. Livingston Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

GREENWICH, Conn. - Charles W. (Chuck) Livingston of Greenwich died Nov. 10. He was 90.

Livingston was born Nov. 8, 1923, in Oakland, Calif., to Charles W. and Estelle Grant Livingston. He lived in the San Francisco Bay area until moving to Old Greenwich in 1954. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley after serving three years of military service during World War II. He attained the rank of captain and received the Silver Star, two purple hearts, the British Military Cross and French Legion of Honor. His initial business career was in national newspaper advertising space sales in San Francisco, Calif., and New York, N.Y. When he retired in 1990 he was eastern sales manager of American Agriculturalist, the farm magazine of the east.

His community activities included membership in the OG Lions Club and the Rocky Point Club. He has served as a volunteer fireman with the Sound Beach Fire Department and president of the OGRCC. He was a long standing member of the First Congregational Church of Greenwich and served as deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher and choir member. He delivered for Meals on Wheels and volunteered time with the Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Livingston is survived by his wife, Marcia; children, Grant (Andrea) of Niantic and Barbara of Mahopac, N.Y; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church Music Fund , Meals on Wheels or the Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross .

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