THE VILLAGES, Fla. -- Henry Thomas Lovvo, 79, of The Villages, Florida, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on June 10, 2019.
He was an 18-year resident of The Villages, Florida, formerly of Grahamville. Henry was born January 23, 1940, in Paducah.
A Heath High School graduate, he retired from Tennessee Valley Authority, and was a 52-year member and past Mastor of Masonic Lodge No. 707. Henry was an avid golfer who also enjoyed singing country music karaoke, thereby earning his nickname "Country Henry."
Henry is survived by his wife, Jane Russell Lovvo; brother, Don (Sonjia) Lovvo, of Oologah, Oklahoma; granddaughters, Amanda Jett, Kasey Lynn, and Kara Wilson; stepson, Brian (Stacey) White; and stepdaughter, Dana (Brad) Chandler. In addition to several dear friends, he leaves seven step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and special niece, Renee Jarrett.
Henry was preceded in death by his first wife, Jeanette; son, Waylon; daughter, Monica Canter; and brother, Bill Lovvo. His parents were Henry A. and Willie R. Lovvo.
A celebration of life is being planned for Silver Lake Recreation Center. At a later date there will be graveside services at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, in La Center.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Cornerstone Hospice.