Carlton Livingston, Bunny Wailer's older brother has died
The deceased Carlton Livingston (Photo: Facebook/ Neville Livingston)

Carlton Livingston, the patriarch of the Livingston family and brother of the late reggae superstar Bunny Wailer, is dead.

Born March 25, 1945, Livingston died on Thursday, two days short of his 78th birthday.

Donna Carradice, the sister of the late Bunny Wailer, made the announcement on Facebook Thursday evening with a heartfelt post under the name 'Neville Livingston'.

"Carlton Livingston, the first son of Thaddeus Livingston and elder brother of Neville Livingston, transitioned today. It’s a solemn & memorable time for family and friends who loved and depended on his caring and skilful service to and for all and sundry. The man in and of the street, headquartered for years at the Red Hills Road Plaza running tings,” Carradice wrote.

With Bunny Wailer’s death in 2021, Livingston was the senior member of the family, who the reggae icon trusted to ensure his wishes were executed. Seven years ago, Bunny Wailer determined how he wanted to manage his affairs while alive and after he passed, and Carl Livingston was named as a trustee and executor of his estate.

"He ran tings for Bunny all their lives together, defending him as a youth and managing him as a Solomonic Wailer! ‘Call Carl’ was Bunny’s calling card for family, friends and business," Carradice said in the post.

Livingston is survived by his wife, Mary, and sons, Derrick and Dennis.

"We salute Carlton Livingston for his life of human service as the testimonies of lifelong friends and companions begin to pour in and overflow as a great big cushion for his loved ones in this time of physical separation and grief," Bunny Wailer's sister added.

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