Henry "Buddy" H. Livingston, III is the son of Loretta Livingston and the late Henry H. Livingston, Jr. He is married to the former Rhonda Frick and they are the parents of Brooke, Hannah, and Derrick. He and his family are members of New Hope Methodist Church. Buddy is a life long resident of Newberry where he graduated from Mid-Carolina High School and Newberry College. He received his Master's from the University of South Carolina. He has worked in education for 24 years serving students in Fairfield and Newberry County including Newberry Middle School, Prosperity-Rikard Elementary, Mid-Carolina Middle School and his current position as Director of the Newberry County Career Center. Buddy has served on Newberry County Council from 1994-2002 and from 2007 to present. He has and continues to serve on numerous committees and boards.