L.G. Puckett Jr., 94, passed away on Jan. 9 in Livingston. Although he was known to all of us as L.G. his full name was Luther Greene Puckett Jr. He was born in Baxter, but spent much of his youth in Smithville before moving to Livingston in 1937.He managed the Livingston branch of Jenkins and Darwins Dry Goods Store before establishing his own business, Puckett’s Furniture and Appliances in 1954. In addition, he had a number of other businesses in Overton County during his work life, including a construction business and an electric sign company.He attended Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, now known as Tennessee Technological University, for two years, where he played football.