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Elijah Ryan Michael Love

  • "Elijah will be sadly missed... My daughter Morgan use to..."
    - Jen and Morgan Schmelzer
  • "Elijah will be sadly missed... My daughter Morgan use to..."
  • "We are sorry for your loss, my daughter Morgan Schmelzer..."
  • "I work at Beacon and my son Hayden goes to Beacon. He..."
    - The Gladden Family
  • "Amanda and family: I am deeply sorry for your loss. May..."
    - Jenny Gleich

Love Elijah Ryan Michael Love, 9, son of James and Amanda Love, has gone home to be with Jesus on September 8, 2013. He was born in Columbus, OH on December 15, 2003. He was a 4th grader at Beacon Elementary School in Hilliard. Elijah enjoyed the outdoors. He was a child of God who loved everything that God created. He enjoyed fishing, swimming and riding his bike. Elijah was always curious about the world around him, asking questions and taking in information. His big brown eyes and beautiful smile will be forever missed by all who loved him. Other family includes, siblings, Aliyah and Jordan; maternal grandfather, Ryan J. Casey; maternal grandmother, Lisa (Mark) Ridings; paternal grandparents, Sharon and Donald Parker; great-grandparents, Frank and Patricia Kennis, John and Patricia Casey, Bonnie Lou Bowles; uncle and aunt, Greg and Tracy Miller; cousins, Brooklyn and Jaden Miller, Casey Mers; many other aunts, uncles and cousins who he loved dearly. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-12Noon Monday, September 16, 2013 at the Potters House, 3220 Lowell Drive, Columbus, OH 43204, where a funeral service will begin at 12Noon, following the visitation. Burial will follow in Hampton Cemetery, West Jefferson, OH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Love Family Fund at any Huntington Bank. Messages of condolence may be shared with the family at

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Sept. 13, 2013