Edward John Livingston

MIDLAND - Edward "Eddie" John Livingston, 50 of Midland, died, June 11, 2018. A memorial service was June 16, at Alamo Heights Baptist Church in Midland. He was born on Dec. 22, 1967, to Gerald and Carol Livingston in Tulsa, OK. He attended Robert E Lee and was in the band drum line. He was drawn to the drums around the age of seven. He taught himself to play drums and became one the greatest drummers in the business. He was very well respected in the music industry. He played and toured with many local and nationally recognized bands during his life long career. His passion for music was evident to everyone who knew him. While music was his biggest passion, it was nothing compared to his love of his family, girlfriend and his dogs. His other passion was BMX racing. He began this around the age of seven as well. He won numerous National and Regional championships. His BMX career lasted into his early 40's. He was recently nominated to the Texas BMX Hall of Fame. He is survived by his mother, Carol Livingston; his longtime love, Peggy Kayser; sister, Cathy McKenzie of Dallas; brother, Brian Osbourne and wife Kelly of Stanton; nephews, Craig McKenzie and wife Su of Grapevine, Evan Shey McKenzie and Valorie Cuellar of Austin; great niece, Morgan; great nephew, James; uncles, Kenneth Wilson and wife Ruby and Larry Wilson and wife Karen of Sapulpa, OK; and by numerous cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, Gerald Austin Livingston, maternal grandmother Edith Wilson, and paternal grandparents, John and Mary Livingston. Arrangements were under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com

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