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Dwain Love

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Dwain Love Obituary

After a year-long time of suffering following a stroke, Dwain Rex Love, of Alamogordo went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 12, 2016, in his home. Dwain "Doc" was born in Harrison County, Ind., March 15, 1932, to Horace and Laura (Miller) Love. On January 31, 1956, he married Frances E. Raley.

Dwain is survived by his wife, Frances; his children, Jeff Love (Becky) of Boise, Idaho; Brett Love (Cindy Robinson) of Abilene, Texas; Chris Love (Linda) of Abilene, Texas; and Laura King (Charles) of Alamogordo, N.M.; eleven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Dwain earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and his Masters in the Science of Dentistry from Indiana University, and served as a dentist in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1958, and the Navy Reserves until 1964. After his military service, he practiced dentistry until 1982, when he felt called to be a full-time minister, serving as a gifted Bible teacher in Boise, Idaho; and pastor in Twin Falls, Idaho, and Alamogordo, N.M., from 1991 until he retired from the pastorate in 2007.

The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Gateway Baptist Church. The service will be officiated by Dwain's son, Jeff, and son-in-law, Charles. Interment will be in El Paso at Fort Bliss on Monday, May 23.

The Love family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 19 to June 18, 2016
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