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David Lee Lovvorn

November 5, 1947 December 12, 2018
David Lee Lovvorn
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David Lee Lovvorn, 71, of Fort Smith, AR, formerly of Carrollton, GA, passed from this life December 12, 2018 in Tulsa, OK. He was born November 5, 1947, in Carrollton, GA, to the late Frank and Minnie Kent Lovvorn.

David was a veteran and a pilot with the United States Navy. He was retired from ABF as an inside sales supervisor. He was previously employed with Tyson Foods and OK Foods. He was a very active member at St. Paul United Methodist Church, where he served on the administrative council and as a head usher. David also served on the Sebastian County Park and Recreation Board of Trustees, was past president of Fort Smith Soccer, where he was instrumental in designing, building and fundraising for the complex. Also, he was instrumental in bringing church league baseball to St. Paul UMC. David served many years as treasurer of the league. David was an avid golfer. He was much better than the average golfer. If he wasn't on the golf course, he was at Lake Tenkiller on his boat with his friends and family. He truly loved his family.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Pat; two sons, Jeffrey Lovvorn and his wife Jayme of Economy, IN and Drew Lovvorn and his wife Kristen of Van Buren, AR; two granddaughters, Makaya and Kendall Lovvorn and two grandsons, Caleb and Gabe Lovvorn; his brother, Kent Lovvorn of Carrollton, GA; brother-in-law Dr. Norman Angell and his wife Carolee; nieces, Lindy Upton and her husband Judson, Robin Smyth and her husband Jeff, Kelsey Angell and Dr. Jillian Threadgill; nephews, Robert Kent (Bo) Lovvorn and Matthew Angell and his wife Michele; great nieces and nephews, Henry Oliver Upton and Ally, Ryan and Tyler Angell, as well as numerous cousins and their spouses. David is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Elizabeth Anne Lovvorn and son, Chip Lovvorn.

Carrollton funeral arrangements will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Almon Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following at Carroll Memory Gardens.

Fort Smith funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday December 17, 2018 at St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 4100 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72904 or HOPE Humane Society, 3800 Kelley Hwy, Fort Smith, AR 72904 or Fort Smith Church Baseball League Inc., Attention: Don Eveld, P.O. Box 3999, Fort Smith, AR 72913.

To sign an online guestbook, visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com or www.almonfuneralhome.com.

Services in Carrollton are under the direction of Almon Funeral Home.


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Funeral Service

Thursday

20

Dec

10:00 AM 12/20/2018 10:00:00 AM
Almon Chapel

548 Newnan Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Almon Chapel
548 Newnan Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

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Carroll Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

914 Stripling Chapel Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116

914 Stripling Chapel Rd Carrollton 30116 GA
United States
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