Robert’s life began March 4, 1936, in Princewick, West Virginia. He graduated from Stoco High School, went on to Beckley College and finished his education at Princeton Technical School. After graduating from technical school he was an independent consultant and managed various paper companies. In 1985 Robert took a job at Watervliet Paper Mill where he would call home and raise his family. Robert loved music and was a talented musician. His greatest joy was spending time with his loving family which includes: his wife Carol Lovell; four children Robert Lovell Jr, Lydia Lovell-Davis, Lisa Lovell, and John Lovell; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two sisters Beverly and Jeanette; and many nieces and nephews.
Robert died Saturday, August 24, at home. His parents James and Grace Mae (Cook) Lovell, and eight siblings; James Jr, Richard, Dave, Dale, Matt, Jack, Doris, and Mary Sue precede Robert in death. Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet is assisting Robert’s family with cremation arrangements. A memorial service will be celebrated Tuesday, September 3 at 2:00 PM at LDS Church, 3656 Niles Road in St. Joseph. Eventually he will return to West Virginia to be buried. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Robert’s family at hutchinsfuneral.com