Roy D. Lovell

Roy D. Lovell

Roy D. Lovell, 74, of Thebes, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, of a heart attack at home.

Mr. Lovell was born on Aug. 8, 1946, in Ewing,the son of Howard William and Edith Irene Fisher Lovell.

He retired after 42 years as a railroad employee with the Union Pacific Railroad in Dupo. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Bobbi Hand Lovell; a daughter, Ruth (Don) Morrison; four grandsons, Chris, Matt, CJ (Rocquelle) and Nathan (Breanna); two great-grandsons, Colin and Blade; two sisters, Ann Snell and Maida (Kenneth) Stuart; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6. Pastor Sam Ramdial officiated. 

Interment was in the  Twente Cemetery in Thebes, with full military honors given by the U.S. Navy honor guard and area veterans.

To sign the online guestbook, visit

Jones Funeral Home Tamms was in charge of the arrangements.

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