Joseph R. Lovin(1936 - 2013)

Joseph R. Lovin


Joseph R. Lovin passed away at his home on February 21, 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sylvia F. Lovin. He is the son of the late Martha and W.W. Lovin of Canton, NC. He served in the United States Navy and received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University in 1961. He earned his Professional Engineering license and worked for WR Grace's Cryovac division, retiring after 30 years of service.

Surviving are sons and families: Scott, Angela, Peter, Olivia and Anna Grace Lovin of Jacksonville, FL and Eric, Melissa, Hannah, and Will Lovin of Greer. He is also survived by sisters, Anna Hall and Carolyn Stephenson.

He was a member of Praise Cathedral Church in Greer, SC, where the family will receive friends on Saturday evening from 6 until 8 PM. The funeral service will be held at Praise Cathedral on Sunday at 2PM conducted by Rev. Jerry Madden, Rev. Herschel Crain and Rev. Bill Critser. Burial will follow at Oakdale Baptist Church in Townville, SC.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Greer Christian Learning Center, Inc., P.O. Box 2013, Greer, SC 29652 or to Praise Cathedral, P. O. Box 287, Greer, SC 29652.

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Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 23, 2013