Mr. William "Bud" Love of Summerville passed away May 9th at his residence. He was born August 20, 1931 in Cherokee County, AL to the late Bill and Avis Love. He was retired from the Rocky Mtn. Project and had worked at JP Smith Lumber company for over 15 years as a truck driver and had worked for Patty Construction for 11 years. He attended the Missionary Alliance Church and was preceded in death by two sons, CM & Michael Love and a sister Ruth Coker.
He is survived by his wife of 54 1/2 years of marriage, Marge Love of Summerville, four children: Linda and Carl Dobbs of Ft. Payne, AL, Terry Love of Athens GA, Huey and Dawn Love and Steve and Jane Love of Summerville. Daughter in law Jennie Love, of Summerville, Sister and Brother In Law Jenny and Bill Tucker of Middleburg, FL, brothers Winston Love of Chattanooga, TN, Walter and Nell Love of Trion, David Love and Vera of Summerville, Ben and Pat Love of Summerville, Robert and Margie Love of Trion. Several Grandchildren: Tony Dobbs, Kristy and Ricky Burbal, ANgela and Andy Galloway, Preston Wofford, Michael and Casey Love, Tracey and MIchael Martell, Megan Bowden, Jeremy and April Davenport; five great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Also survived by special children; Nancy and Bobby Ward, Bernadette and Danny Cooper and Charles and Kathy Ratledge.
Funeral Services will be conducted Monday May 12 at 11 AM from the Chapel of Erwin Petitt Funeral Home with Bill Moore, Rev. Peter Leonovich and Rev. Carlos Martenez officitating. INterment will follow in the Greenhills Memorial Gardens.
Pall bearers are request to meet at the Erwin Petitt Funeral Home on Monday at 10:30 AM and include the following: Richard and Seth Lindsey, Clinton Agnew, Gary Talley, Terry Smith, Jim Bagley and Charles Black. Honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. JP Smith, Mr and Mrs Ray Walker, Mr and Mrs Gary McConnell, Mr and Mrs Leon Gardner, Mr and Mrs Roy Brown, Ms Sadle Croy, Mr and Mrs Jackie Hamilton, Ms Pam Helms, Mr and Mrs Lum Stonner and nurses from Country Side Hospice.
Mr Love will lie in state at the funeral home on Sunday evening May 11 where the family will receive frineds form 6 until 8 PM. At other hours they may be contacted at the residence.
Erwin Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. William "Bud" Love who passed away Friday.