He was born in Oswego and lived most of his life in Fulton. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed with Nestle Company for 30 years.
He loved camping, hiking, riding his motorcycle and he was a HAM radio operator.
He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Helen Vivlamore.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara Stevens Vivlamore of Fulton; a son, Shane R. Vivlamore of Fulton; a daughter, Shannon L. (Anthony) Gerald of Fulton; two sisters, Margaret and Karen; two half-brothers, Dick and Mike Sixberry; and three granddaughters, Savanna, Carrianah and Sophia.
There are no calling hours or funeral services. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.