Louis Wayne Lovejoy, 68, engineer technician, went to be with our Lord Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Denton.
His funeral service is at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 17th at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Rev. Jerry Koltes will officiate. Pallbearers include Tim Fletcher, Larry Smith, Mark Petty, Ken O'Dell, Kirk Simmons, and Leslie Fortenberry.
Wayne was born on October 28, 1944 to John and Lillian (Pinkerton) Lovejoy in Fort Worth. He was united in marriage to Maurine Howard on June 1, 1968 in Greenwood. Wayne served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked for Peterbilt for 27 years as an engineer technician. Wayne was a Christian and was an active member of the Greenwood Cemetery Association. He enjoyed spending free time with his family and friends. His family meant more to him than anything else.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Wayman Earl Lovejoy; and his brothers, Benny, James, and John Lovejoy.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 44 years, Maurine Lovejoy of Argyle; his son, Weldon Lovejoy of Argyle; his daughter, Dana Kilburn of Corinth; his grandson, Tyler Kilburn of Norfolk, Virginia currently serving in the U.S. Navy; his sisters, Kay Oates of Decatur and Alice Solis of Evergreen, Colorado; his brother, Charles "Rusty" Lovejoy of Crafton; his cousin who raised him, Kyle "Tooter" and Mayme Fletcher of Slidell; other family members and a host of friends.
Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home, Decatur, Texas, 940-627-5959