Lovell Elkins

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SHELBY: Lovell L. Elkins, age 75, of Shelby, went to be with the Lord late Monday night, April 22, 2014 at his home.

Lovell was born on April 28, 1938 in Ramage, WV, the son of the late Clarence Elkins and Ora Burgess. He was a 1955 graduate of Scott High School in Madison, WV. Lovell retired from AK Steel in 2008 after 34 years of service and after his retirement worked 5 years in maintenance for The Ohio State University Mansfield campus. Lovell was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shelby where he has been a very active member for over 45 years. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, reading, all types of music, and studying history- especially war history. He was a wonderful husband, father, and friend.

Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Janice (McClain) Elkins; two children: David (fiancé, Shareen) Elkins of Shelby, Suzanne Elkins of Columbus; three brothers: Joseph, John, Tony; two sisters: Emeretta and Sherry.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Bobby, Wetzel, Alfred, and Claude.He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church of Shelby with Rev. Tom Dove officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Shelby.

To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit:

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Turner Funeral Home
168 W Main St Shelby, OH 44875
(419) 342-2551
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Published in the News Journal on Apr. 23, 2014
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