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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Ross Lovell

Ross Alan Lovell

Sunday, June 3rd, 1945 - Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Ross Alan Lovell, age 75, of Galena, Ks., passed away on Monday November 23, 2020, at Belton Regional Medical Center, suddenly due to heart complications.

Ross was born on June 3, 1945 in Joplin, Mo., the son of the late Cleo and Laticia (Ross) Lovell. He married Shirley Walters on September 12, 1970 in Joplin, together they raised two daughters. He graduated from Columbus High School. Ross served three tours during the Vietnam war in the United States Navy. In 1982, he enlisted in the Army National Guard and remained active until his retirement in 2001. He worked as a maintenance mechanic at Able Body Manufacturing and retired in 2010.

Ross was preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley, and one sister-in-law Judy McKinney. He is survived by his two daughters, Susan Carter and husband Kenny, Raymore, Mo. and LaRissa Boatright and husband Paul, Lexington, Ok.; two brothers Gary Lovell and wife Lavon of Galena, Ks and Jr Ray Lovell of Gravois Mills, Mo., one brother-in-law, Kemp Price, Bethany, Ok.; sister-in-law, Frances Crabtree and husband Glenn, Guthrie, Ok.; and grandchildren, Kelsee Sigler and husband Ryan, Alexys Carter and husband Noah Hylton, Derick Boatright, Dillon Boatright, and Erin Rockford-Boatright; great-grandchildren Brock and Emily Boatright, Liam, Keegan, Ryland, and Kynzlee Sigler, and Kyler, Cade, and Jett Hylton.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 30, 2020 at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Pastor Andy Peterman will officiate. Burial will be in Messer Cemetery. The pallbearers will be Alexys Carter, Noah Hylton, Erin Rockford-Boatright, Drew Lovell, Ryan Sigler, and Hunter McPherson.

The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association or to the National Kidney Foundation in care of the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sunday, November 29th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Funeral Service

    Monday, November 30th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Monday, November 30th, 2020 10:00am
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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    Andy Peterman
  • Interment

    Monday, November 30th, 2020 |
    Monday, November 30th, 2020
    Messer Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Galena, Kansas
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Posted at 08:47am
Susan and Kenny: So sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family. With love and admiration, Steve and Penny DeHart
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Ross is one of those you can truly be called a nice guy. Caring, generous and kind. It was a genuine pleasure to get to know him. He will be missed and all our best wishes to his loved ones.

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