James Kenneth Lovelace, of Foristell, MO, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020 at the age of 78. Beloved companion of over 20 years to Margie Butler; cherished son of the late James Webster and Jewell Lovelace; devoted father of Christina (Brad) Beineke and Kenneth Wayne (Christina) Lovelace; loving grandfather of Skyler, Blade, Desiree, Asia, Blake, Karlee, Brooke, Bristol, Amanda, and Emily; treasured great-grandfather of Haden and Mason; dear brother of Jewell (the late Bill) Haberthier, Joyce (Clarence) Meyer, Jack (Delores) Lovelace, and the late Janet (the late Jimmy) Hayes, and the late Gerald (Sandy) Lovelace.
James spent his childhood growing up on the family farm, and farming remained a large part of his life in the years to come. He loved spending time in the outdoors, working the fields and caring for his livestock. He also proudly and honorably served his Country in the United States Army. James enjoyed traveling and is lovingly remembered by is family as a very devoted father, grandfather and companion. James was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorial contributions may be made in James’ honor to the American Diabetes Association.
The family is being served by Baue Funeral Home. A gathering will be held today, October 6, 2020 from 10:00am-11:00am at Baue O’Fallon, 311 Wood Street, with service to follow at 11:00am. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Visit Baue.com or contact (636) 240-2242 for more information.