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Bob Patrick Love

Bob Patrick Love

March 17, 1943 ~ Oct. 13, 2021


Bob Patrick Love, age 79, of Copperas Cove, Texas passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Bob was born March 17, 1942 to parents Cyril and Marion Love in Alice, Texas. 

Bob graduated from Lampasas High School in 1960.  Bob married Mary Phillips on August 1, 1963.  Bob worked with his brother and other members of the Love family at the family owned, Cove Ford dealership in Copperas Cove and Love Brothers in Lampasas.  Bob also worked as an Auditor for the Texas Liquor  Control Board and later in life worked in furniture sales.  Bob also owned and managed several rental homes throughout the city of Copperas Cove.

Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and collecting and cataloging coins.  He also enjoyed spending time with investments and the stock market.  Bob was a 1966 graduate of Tarleton State University.  Bob Love served many important roles through the city of Copperas Cove to include being the president of the local Lions Club.  

He is survived by his wife; Mary Love of Copperas Cove, children; Kirt Love of Crawford, Jackie Powell of Fort Worth, Ginger Love-Burt and husband James Burt of Temple, Kennan Love of Kempner, brothers; Richard Love and wife Marvel of Copperas Cove, Patrick Love and wife Lynn of Lampasas, grandchildren; Whitney Wooddell of Copperas, Rachel Bruni of Austin, Garrett Burt of Knoxville, Tennessee and his five great grandchildren; Kace, Mason, Damien, Asher and Rylie.

A visitation for Bob will be held Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 211 W Avenue B, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522. A funeral service will occur Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM, 211 W Avenue B, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522. A burial to follow will occur Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Copperas Cove City Cemetery, 415 E Avenue A, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Love family.



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