Robert Lee Lovell, age 77, of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
Born on March 25, 1943 in Batesville, he was a son of the late Robert Carl “Tony” and Nancy Benfield Lovell. Mr. Lovell worked at Clarkesville Mill and Tencate. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Lovell enjoyed spending his free time hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. He was a big fan of dirt tracks and old style Nascar racing. In his retirement, he loved going to Pigeon Forge and making the loop, several times, at Cades Cove with his wife.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Carl Lovell, Jr. and sisters, Betty Barnes and Janie Lovell.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Rowland Lovell of the home; sons and daughter-in-law, Scott Lovell of Clarkesville and Jeff and Sundi Lovell of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Frank Boggs of Clermont; stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Brenda and Donnie Gudger of Clarkesville; grandchildren: Anthony Lovell, Kayla Leverette, Austin “A.J.” Lovell, Meagan Lovell, Jonathan Boggs, and Robyn Boggs; great-grandchildren, Evan Leverette and Bryan Leverette; brother, Julius “Ted” Lovell of Clarkesville; and sisters, Lou Bell Lovell of Cleveland and Effie “Tootie” Wilbanks of Mt. Airy.
A private family graveside service will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. Donald Grizzle officiating.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706-778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.