William Lovelace

Obituary of William Potter Lovelace

Graveside Services for William Potter Lovelace of Elsberry, MO will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. J. Larry Carter of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home will officiate. Mr. Lovelace, 73, passed away Thursday afternoon, October 28, 2021, at his home. Born February 11, 1948 in St. Louis, MO, he was the son of Billie Potter and Martha Jean Barnes Lovelace. Bill was a graduate of Hazelwood High School. Bill served his country in the United States Army and later Air Force from June 17, 1966 until his honorable discharge on July 15, 1979 during the Vietnam War. He was united in marriage to Judith Ann Sharp. This union was blessed with one daughter, Wendy. Bill worked as a security guard and truck driver for many years in the St. Louis area. He loved reading history books. He was preceded in death by his parents, Billie and Martha Lovelace; and his beloved wife, Judith Lovelace. Survivors include his daughter, Wendy Lovelace of St. Charles, MO; and one grandson, Caleb Jordan Kruse. Bill also leaves one brother, Jim Lovelace and his wife, Kay, of Troy, MO; two sisters: Barbara Carson and her husband, Jeff, of DeSoto, MO and Diane Stalder and her husband, Kent, of Ozark, MO; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343.
Thursday
4
November

Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Road
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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