Lawrence Richard Love

April 15, 1927 ~ February 12, 2013

Lawrence "Larry"? Love, 85, of Johnson City, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Glendale, Massachusetts, son of the late Martin B. and Mary Elizabeth Spaulding Love. Larry was a former Assistant Superintendant for the Meade Corporation. He later developed and managed a 41-acre campground in Lanesborough, Massachusetts. Larry was a veteran of WWII having served in the U. S. Army in the European Theatre. He loved yodeling, hunting and children. In addition to his parents, several brothers and sisters preceded him in death. Survivors include: his wife of sixty years, June Ariail Love of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Terry Lee and John McKinnon of Johnson City; a son, Gary Richard Love of Johnson City; five grandchildren, Adam Hall, Amy Rule, Matthew Love, Kyle Love and Shauna Love; four great grandchildren. A funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the North Chapel of the Morris "? Baker Funeral Home under the direction of Gerald Malcolm. The family will receive friends from 5:30 pm until time of service at 6:00 pm. Friends and family are welcome to visit at the home following the service at: 1700 Tee Ct., Johnson City, TN 37601. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Terry – Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cory and Rachel Werkheiser

  2. Anonymous says:

    Dear Terry, I was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of your father. You, your mom and all of your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold all of you in his hands at this time of grief. John

  3. Anonymous says:

    I will always remember Larry as the best boss I ever had and the fairest man I’ve ever worked for. Sorry for your loss! Mike Mosher, Lee, MA

  4. Anonymous says:

    Dear Kyle, June, and family…Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Larry was a wonderful man and so very good to Katie. Please dwell on all the wonderful memories you all share.

  5. Anonymous says:

    May God bless you all at this time. I worked and shared many GREAT times with Larry.he is a GREAT person to know even today,and most respectable to all around him.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Was sorry to read of Larry’s passing. We were so fortunate to have a nice visit with Larry and June at Walmart last year. Our heartfelt condolences go out to June, Terry and Gary and their families.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Dear Love Family, Please accept my deep heartfelt sympathy on the recent loss of your loved one. May the God of Comfort be with each of you during this most difficult time. May the resurrection hope sustain you. “For just as the Father raises the dead up and makes them alive, so the Son also makes those alive whom he wants to.” (John 5:21) As we patienty wait on this promised resurrection of seeing our loved ones alive again, I hope all the wonderful memories that were shared help sustain you in the days to come. Warm Christian Love

  8. Anonymous says:

    June and family. So sorry to hear of Larrys passing. I enjoyed working with him for many years at Mead. I remember his many stories of hunting on Beartown with Sparky. I know he enyoyed his years at the campground. He will be greatly missed.

  9. Anonymous says:

    I thought I heard yodelin’ up yonder. Gonna miss you Larry. Thanks for being my friend. Ron

  10. Anonymous says:

    Larry was the best boss I ever had at the mill. Larry was a very caring man not only as a coworker but as a friend. Our hearts go out to June and the family as we have lost a terrific man. Larry will be missed by all. Bill Tarnawa and Diane Kilmer

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