LOVELL, REV. WILLIAM C.
High Springs - Rev. William C. (Bill) Lovell went to be with his Lord on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. He was born in Bushnell, Ill. on May 10, 1932. He was one of 14 children born to Harry and Naomi Lovell.
Bill retired from the military in 1990 after 31 years of service. He also worked at CER (Crom Corp) as a welder for 17 years.
Bill was ordained in 1968 as a Baptist Minister. He pastored two churches and preached at numerous churches in the area. He was a Charter Member of Conerstone Baptist Church.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters, Delmar, Darryl, Stephen, James, Carl, Russell, Robert, Darlene, Betty and Barbara.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years Christine Wilson (Chris) Lovell; daughter, Cathy (Fred) Hackett of The Villages, FL; two sons, Michael (Kim) Philpot of Palm Bay, FL, David (Cara) Philpot of Melbourne, FL; two sisters, Patricia Allison and Joan Winegardner, both of Illinois; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 1:00 PM, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 22297 SW S.R. 47, Ft. White, FL 32038. Rev. Marc Pargo officiating with burial following at Antioch Cemetery, 3612 NW 177th Ave., Gainesville, FL.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Cornerstone Baptist Church, Building Fund, 22297 SW S.R. 47, Ft. White, FL 32038.
Arrangements under the direction of Evans-Carter Funeral Home, 220 N. Main St., High Springs, FL 32643.