James Lovins

January 23, 1931 ~ April 11, 2022 (age 91)


Mr. James Robert Lovins, 91 of Mt. Vernon, passed from this life on Monday, April 11, 2022 at his home. He was born at Luner in Rockcastle County, KY on January 23, 1931 the son of Oda and Frenchie Cromer Lovins. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a farmer and carpenter, and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as attending bluegrass singings.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Treva Rice Lovins; his children: Stanley Lovins and wife Patty of Lancaster, Sheila Payne and Toe Joe of Brodhead, Andy Lovins of St. Louis, MO, and Kathy Smith of Indianapolis, IN; a brother, Joe Lovins of Mt. Vernon; and two sisters, Carnelia Drew of Hamilton, OH, and Ruby Asher of Springfield, OH. Nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Oda Lovins, Jr.; and a sister, Louann Peace.

Funeral services for Mr. Lovins will be conducted Friday, April 15 at 10:00 AM at the Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset. Friends may call at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home from 6:00 to 9:00 PM Thursday.

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