He was born Oct. 20, 1948 to the parentage of the late John Wesley Love and Emma Mae Nobles Love. He was a native of Grove Hill. He united with the Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church at an early age and was a faithful member until relocating to Toledo.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jo Love, Toledo, Ohio; three sons, Brian Love Sr., Robert Anthony White, Dennis Burrious, all of Toledo, Ohio; three daughters, Magic Gaines, Princess Hudson, Valerie Galloday, all of Toledo, Ohio; one brother, Calvin Love, Savannah, Ga.; four sisters, Jeanette Mitchell, Hammond, La.; Earlean Gray, Toledo, Ohio; Willojean Coates, Alysia Lynn Love, both of Grove Hill; 16 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Cecil Love, John Edward Love, George Love, Curtis Love, and William Dixon; three sisters, Ola Mae Armstead, Cora Mae Love, and Willie Mae Williams.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church, Grove Hill; Rev. Eligah Scott, pastor. Viewing from 12 noon until the funeral hour of 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church Cemetery. Following the burial, the family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church. As a courtesy of Andrews Funeral Home, Mr. Love's obituary may be viewed at www.viewobit.com. Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.