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Obituary: Robert K. (Bob) Love, 82, Metcalfe Co., KY

Mr. Love was a member of a prominent Metcalfe Co. family with relatives in Adair Co, KY. He was a US Army veteran of World War II. He was fiscally prudent man, but was well-known for his warm manner. He was a successful businessman who operated Sun Valley Oil Company for many years. Mr. Love was a charter member of the Mid Kentucky Antique Car Club

The funeral for Robert K. (Bob) Love, 82, Edmonton, KY, will be Saturday, September 19, 2009, at 1:00pmCT, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, with burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, at the intersection of Randolph and Wisdom Roads, Randolph, Metcalfe Co., KY. Visitation will be from 2pm to 8pmCT, Friday, September 18, 2009, at the funeral home in Edmonton, KY.

Robert K. (Bob) Love, Metcalfe Co., KY (April 2, 1927 - September 16, 2009)

He was born April 2, 1927, the son of the late Fred and Myrtle Grider Love and died Tuesday, September 16, 2009, at the age of 82 years, 5 months, and 14 days.

Mr. Love was a World War II Army veteran, a member of Pleasant Hill Church of Christ, and had owned Sun Valley Oil Company in Edmonton. He waas a charter member of the Mid-Kentucky Antique Car Club.

He is survived by his ex-wife and devoted caregiver, Christine Love, Scottsville, KY, and the following:
  • Four children: Cindy (Richard) Young, Edmonton, KY; Robin Love, Gallatin, TN; Tracy (Tammy) Love, Bowling Green, KY; and Tony Love, Louisville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: John Fred Young, Victoria Love, Andrea Love, Grace Love, and Savanna Love

  • Three sisters: Alyne Durette, Cincinnati, OH; Maedelle Walker, Columbia, KY; and Patsy Sims, Edmonton, KY

  • One brother: Preston Love, South Bend, IN

  • And several nieces and nephews

  • Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Adrie Love.
    Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, is in charge of arrangements.
    This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


    This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.
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