A memorial service will be held for Kenneth Edward Livingston, 83, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. He passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, in Roswell.
Kenneth was born in Portales, on Feb. 25, 1928, to Kenneth Edward Livingston and Ruth Hanson Livingston. He attended college at ENMU-Portales, where he obtained his bachelorâ€™s degree, and a masterâ€™s in physical education with a minor in social studies. He was the 1949 captain of Easternâ€™s football team, and the 1957 coach of the North All Star basketball team in Albuquerque.
He was the 1968 football Coach of the Year at Florence High School in Florence, Colo., the 1973 Florence Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year, served on the Florence City Council from 1972 to 1978, was president of the Florence Lions Club from 1977 to 1978, and served on the Screen Actors Guild Board of Directors from 1978 to 1980. He was also the president of Fremont County Board of Realtors in Canyon City, Colo., and president of the Santa Rosa Rotary Club from 1991 to 1992. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his brother Bill Livingston, of Artesia; his sister Charlotte Swaim, of Alabama; daughters, Rebecca Steritz, of Los Alamos, Kathryn Pichardo, of Anaheim, Calif., Charlotte Canterberry, of Susanville, Calif., and Cynthia Livingston, of Los Alamos; dear friend Martha Jo Corn; his three cats, Arnie 2, Sylvestra and Elizabeth the Second, all of Roswell; and his grandchildren, Dominique Livingston Esquibel, of Santa Fe, Mathew James Steritz, of Las Cruces, Jordan Esquibel, of Portland, Ore., Jesse Ratzlaff, of Garden Grove, Calif., and Chelsea Sheehy, of Phoenix. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jackie Elmore.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory