Donald Max Livingston, 81, of Auburn, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, after a brief stay at the Oaks at Grove Park Memory Care community. Visitation was held Sunday, Feb. 12, at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home, and a graveside service was held Monday, Feb. 13, at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Max was born July 17, 1941, in Madison County, Indiana, to Howard and Elene Livingston. He graduated in 1964 from Lipscomb University with a bachelor’s degree in history. Max worked for Sears for 23 years, moving to Auburn in 1972 to open the Sears store in the Village Mall. He was a deacon and longtime member of Auburn Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Reneice Aderhold Livingston.

Max is survived by his wife of 19 years, Elizabeth “Egie” Scott Zachry Livingston of Notasulga, Alabama; children: David (Kathy) Livingston of Hebron, Kentucky, Joel (Christy) Livingston of Christiana, Tennessee, and Stephen (Sharla) Livingston of Auburn; grandchildren: Vanessa Livingston, Jessica Livingston, Kasey (Nick) Messick, Keith Livingston, Kiley Livingston, Benjamin Livingston and Nate Livingston; great-grandchild Henry Messick; brothers: Jim (Carol) Livingston and Dale (Sue) Livingston; a niece, several nephews and cousins.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home directed.