Walter J. Love, 95, passed away Thursday, June 5. He was the son of the late Walter Love Sr. and Mary Poole Love. He was born June 3, 1919, in Savannah.
Walter served in the Army during World War II, stationed in Berlin, Germany. He worked for ASARCO, a copper refinery, and after 25 years retired in 1975.
He was preceded in death by his four sisters, Ella Smith, Ethal Reed, Elsie Cromwell and Rada Cromwell and two brothers, Rev. Robert “Bob” Love and Wilbur Love.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Shelby Alexander Love; three daughters, Janice Drew, Brenda McWhorter of Amarillo, Texas and Laura Love of Albuquerque, N.M.
Walter had six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He is also survived by stepchildren, Neda Hargis and her husband, Hayes and M.D. “Buzz” Alexander, all of Franklin; two step-granddaughters, Camille Chester of Murfreesboro and Stephanie Bogue and husband, Jason of Franklin; two step-grandsons, Reed and Ben Alexander of Franklin.
Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Darryl Worley Cancer Treatment Center in Savannah.