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Marlyn Dale Livingood, 85, of Savannah, Georgia and husband of Phyllis Berry Livingood, died Friday afternoon, December 14, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Born in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, he was a son of the late Charles B. “C.B.” Livingood and the late Esther Lee Livingood. Dale was a longtime active member of Bible Baptist Church. He was a United States Air Force veteran having served during the Korean War. Dale founded Livingood’s Appliance in 1976 where he worked side by side with his wife until his recent retirement. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, traveling and the outdoors. Dale will be remembered as a man with a servant’s heart who had unquestionable character and an unbelievable work ethic.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.

Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Phyllis Berry Livingood; four sons, Mark Livingood and his wife, Elena, of Plantation, Florida, Kirk Livingood and his wife, Marian, of Cartersville, Georgia, and Todd Livingood and his wife, Caroline, and Scott Livingood and his wife, Renee, all of Savannah; ten grandchildren, Mark Michael Livingood and his wife, Erika, Melissa Duttenhoffer and her husband, Don, Krista Duncan and her husband, Nick, Tyler Livingood and his wife, Krystal, Garrett Livingood, Sara Livingood, Anna Livingood, Mallory Livingood, Connor Livingood and Kylee Livingood; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Charlene Johnson and Marlys Brahmer; two brothers, Lester Livingood and Harlan Livingood and his wife, Pat, and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock Monday evening, December 17, 2018, at Bible Baptist Church – 4700 Skidaway Road, Savannah.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning, December 18, 2018, at Bible Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Kelly McInerney and the Reverend Dr. Herbert F. Hubbard. Interment will be in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

Remembrances: Bible Baptist Church Building Fund – 4700 Skidaway Road, Savannah, Georgia 31404.

Online Condolences

  1. Bob and Susan Oetgen says:

    At this time of loss, may the love of God surround you and your family during this time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bob and Susan Oetgen

  2. Barbara Connelly says:

    So sorry for your loss. Dale will be missed.
    Your Brother Lester and Family

  3. Christopher Fyfe(employee) & Shonda Gant says:

    I can’t even begin to express how our hearts ache for your family, in this very difficult time.You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Richard & Yvonne Jeffcoat says:

    Phyllis and Family, so sorrow for your loss. We have been in prayer for your peace and comfort, that our Lord would grant you strength for today and the days ahead. Would love to be present with you at this time, but due to my health I am not able to travel long distances. May God blessings be upon each of you!

  5. Dewey Dimsdale says:

    So sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
    -Dewey & Carolyn Dimsdale

  6. Wendell Waters and mom Linda Waters says:

    Prayers for Phyllis, Scott, Todd, Mark their families..Dale was indeed a very special and is going to be greatly missed by us all. Special Prayers for Phyllis in her loss of her husband of soo many years, her friend, and her lifes partner. May watch over you and comfort you as only He can.. We will be keeping your family in our hearts and prayers..

  7. Charlotte Law says:

    Phyllis and family- please know we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God grant you peace and comfort during in the days ahead. Your Kinghorn Insurance of Beaufort family sends you much love and God’s blessings. Love, Charlotte, Garrett, and the Kinghorn team.

  8. Allen mincey says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss.
    I’m glad to have had the chance to work for Mr. and Mrs. Livingood. Dale was a good man with strong moral character. He was a Father figure to us all. Many prayers from our family to yours.

  9. Jake and Trina Dunn says:

    Always a gentleman and it’s our pleasure to have known Dale as long as we did. He will truly be missed.

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