Richard Lee (Catfish) Livingston

May 12, 1956 ~ December 3, 2021 (age 65)


Richard Lee “Catfish” Livingston, 65, of Haddam and formerly of East Hampton, passed away Friday Dec. 3, 2021 at his home. Born May 12, 1956 in Germany he was the son of the late Norman and Ellen (Smith) Livingston. Richard graduated from Manchester High School and had retired from Pratt & Whitney where he had worked as a jet engine mechanic for 45 years. He was a life member of the NRA, a member of the Middletown Moose Club, and enjoyed riding motorcycles, boating, camping and flying model airplanes. Catfish also enjoyed raising his pet racoons. He is survived by his son Jason Livingston and his girlfriend Rachel McCann of East Hampton, two daughters Stacy Erlandson of Portland, Tory Reilly and companion John McKittrick of Branford, his three grandchildren Alyssa, Christopher and Cassie. He was predeceased by his brother Norman Livingston and his sister Ellen McGuiness. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St East Hampton on Friday Dec. 10th from 5:00PM until 7:00PM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Assoc. at To leave online condolences please visit

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December 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Spencer Funeral Home
112 Main Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

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