James Edward Love Sr.
Love James Edward Love Sr., 85, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at his home in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on June 2, 1931 in Mullens, WV to James and Malana Love. James will be sadly and sorely missed by his family and all that he crossed paths with. A beloved son and father, he made the choice to defend our country by serving in the Korean War. He worked and retired from The Ohio State University. James is survived by his two children son, James (Toyia) Edward Love, Jr.; and daughter, Dianna Love; step-children, Bonnie (Arthur) Godfrey, Toya Dillard, Angela (Randy) Peppers, Glenn Rucker, Oren Rucker and Brett Rucker; grandchildren, Rickey Godfrey Jr, Misty (Tony) Brazell, Ashley (Duane) Gordon, Antoine Love, Reshaun Godfrey Sr. and Jeremy Love; great-grandchildren, Rickey Godfrey II, Trevor Akins, Brooklynn Love, Tony Brazell, Reshaun Godfrey Jr., Antonio Brazell and Braelynn Gordon. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 9-11 a.m. in the chapel at DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long Street. Graveside service will begin at 11:15 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, 1401 Woodland Avenue. Visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits to sign James' online memory book.
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