Noil Herman Lovell Jr.

Published 8:58 pm Monday, June 6, 2016

Noil Herman “June” Lovell Jr. of Woodleaf died on June 4, 2016 at the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury.

He was born in Rowan County on May 27, 1943, son of the late Noil H. Lovell Sr., and the late Mary Montgomery Lovell. He was educated in Rowan County Public Schools and graduated from R.A. Clement High School in Cleveland in 1961. He entered the U.S. Army in 1965, and received an honorable discharge after three years. On Sept. 4, 1981, he married Inez Arnold, and shared 35 years of mariage. He was a truck driver, and worked for several employers, including McLean Trucking Co. He was gifted with building bird houses and rabbit hollows.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lovell; a sister, Betty L. Lovell.

Survivors: his wife, Inez M. Lovell of the home; a son, Deshawn Lovell of Kannapolis; 5 step-sons, Lester, Mike, Floyd, and Joby Arnold, all of Mocksville, and Johnny Arnold of Woodleaf; a brother, Jerry Lovell of Cleveland; 2 sisters, Mary Lovell and Doris Noble, both of Cleveland; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

His funeral service will be Friday, June 10 at noon at Fairfield Baptist Church in Mocksville. Burial will follow in Salisbury National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes prior to the service.