James T. Chedister

In Memory of
James T. Chedister

August 12 , 1950 to February 17, 2013

In February 2013 active Firefighter James T. Chedister was taken from our ranks after an extended illness. Jim as he was known to his fellow firefighters was assigned to Engine Co. 2 at headquarters station. Jim served as Captain in 1978-1979 and as Lieutenant 1976-1977, 1987-1990, and 1994.

Jim served the Livingston Fire Department from April 1974 to April 1980, returning in April 1982 and serving until his passing in 2013.

Aside from his duties at LFD, Jim was an avid fisherman and Corvette enthusiast. Jim’s presence, knowledge, and friendship is missed by all.