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James "Uncle" Paul Livingston

 

January 11, 2023

James "Uncle" Paul Livingston

January 5, 1950 ~ January 4, 2023 (age 72)

James Paul Livingston, "MishiikiiBenais" meaning "Thunderbird" age 72, of the Wolf Clan and Ramsey County, Minnesota, journeyed to the spirit world on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, from United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. He was born January 5, 1950, in Red Lake, MN, the son of Mary (Fairbanks) and Jackson Livingston.

James, known as "Uncle" by many, enjoyed reading, playing cribbage, going for walks, fishing, and spending time with family. He loved to share stories of his adventures. He always looked forward to traveling around the world. He was an adventurous man, parasailing in Jamaica and all. He was a good friend and an excellent listener, with a wicked sense of humor. He was a talented wood worker, who carved wood into beautiful tables. James referred to himself as the "Master of disaster." He loved riding motorcycle and had many biker friends. He was always looking out for all his nieces and nephews. His auntie used to call him, "James James Morrison Morrison weather by George Dupre."

Those greeting James in the spirit world are his parents, Mary and Jackson Livingston; grandparents, Bonnie and Paul "Popo" Beaulieu; daughter, Melissa Moe; brothers, Jack and Richard Livingston; sister, Bonnie Livingston; son-in-law, William Taylor, Sr .; numerous friends and other family members.

Those left behind to cherish the memory of James are his daughter, Kelly Taylor; brothers, Michael and William Livingston; sisters, Gloria (Russell) Garnet, Melcina (Ron) Carpenter; 5 grandchildren, William Jr., Carmen, and Ellyssa Taylor, Tony and Tyler Bakken; 3 great-grandchildren, Luna, Nevaeh, Nathan; his caregiver niece, Christina Livingston; numerous friends and other relatives.

Urn bearers for James are his grandsons, William Taylor, Jr., and Tony Bakken. Honorary Urn bearers are his siblings, The Brown Family, Christina Livingston, Michael Koenig, and "Slim".

Memorial services for James are being planned for the near future.

James' care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at http://www.northernpeace.com

 

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